Rogaland Police District

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Rogaland Police District
Agency overview
Formed 1 January 2003
Employees 738
Legal personality Governmental: Government agency
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdiction* Police district of Sirdal municapality in Vest-Agder county and the southern part in the county of Rogaland, Norway
General nature
Operational structure
Overviewed by National Police Directorate
Headquarters Stavanger
Agency executive Hans Vik, Chief of Police
Facilities
Stations 16
Website
https://www.politi.no/rogaland
Footnotes
* Divisional agency: Division of the country, over which the agency has usual operational jurisdiction.

Rogaland Police District (Norwegian: Rogaland politidistrikt) is one of 27 police districts in Norway, covering Rogaland except Haugalandet. The district is headquartered in Stavanger and consists of three police stations, at Stavanger, Sandnes and Eigersund, and 13 sheriff's offices. The district is led by Chief of Police Hans Vik.[1] As of 2011 the district had 738 employees.[2] The chief of police is responsible for the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre of Southern Norway at Sola.[3] The police district was created in 2003 as a merger between the former Rogaland Police District and Stavanger Police District.[4]

The easiest way to contact the police in Rogaland is by telephone, emergency ☎ 112, non-emergency calls at ☎ 02800 or ☎ (+47) 51 89 90 00.

Stavanger Police Station

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Om Rogaland politidistrikt" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Police Service. Retrieved 16 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Statsansatte (alle lønnskategorier) per etat" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Social Science Data Services. Archived from the original on 26 August 2012. Retrieved 26 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "4 Politiets organisering, oppgaver og oppgaveløsning". Politiets rolle og oppgaver (in Norwegian). Ministry of Justice and the Police. 24 June 2005. Archived from the original on 17 August 2012. Retrieved 17 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "Lokalisering av politi- og lensmannsdistrikter under Politi- og lensmannsdistrikter" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Social Science Data Services. Archived from the original on 26 August 2012. Retrieved 26 August 2012.