Agder Police District

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Agder Police District
Agency overview
Formed 2002
Employees 676[1]
Legal personality Governmental: Government agency
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdiction* Police district of Agder in the counties of Aust-Agder and Vest-Agder except Sirdal, Norway
General nature
Operational structure
Overviewed by National Police Directorate
Headquarters Kristiansand Police Station
Agency executive Kirsten Lindeberg, Chief of Police
Politistasjon / Lensmannskontors 27
* Divisional agency: Division of the country, over which the agency has usual operational jurisdiction.

Agder Police District (Norwegian: Agder politidistrikt) covers the counties of Aust-Agder and Vest-Agder except Sirdal municipality in Norway, approximately 14,880 square kilometres (5,750 sq mi). The district is headquartered in Kristiansand and consists of seven police stations, Kristiansand, Vågsbygd and Randesund in Kristiansand and in Flekkefjord, Mandal, Grimstad and Arendal, and nineteen sheriff's offices (lensmannskontor).[2] In the police district are approximately 280,000 inhabitants. Agder Police District was established on 1 January 2002 by a merger of the former police districts of Vest-Agder, Kristiansand and Arendal.

The easiest way to contact the police in Agder is by telephone, emergency ☎ 112, non-emergency calls at ☎ 02800 or ☎ (+47) 38 13 60 00.[3]

See also[edit]

Norwegian Police Service


Agder Police Headquarters in Kristiansand