Eastern Finnmark Police District
|Eastern Finnmark Police District|
|Formed||1 January 2003|
|Legal personality||Governmental: Government agency|
|Operations jurisdiction*||Police district of Øst-Finnmark in the county of Finnmark (eastern part), Norway|
|Overviewed by||National Police Directorate|
|Agency executive||Ellen Katrine Hætta, Chief of Police|
Raindeer Police (operates snowmobile)
|* Divisional agency: Division of the country, over which the agency has usual operational jurisdiction.|
Eastern Finnmark Police District (Norwegian: Østfinnmark politidistrikt) is one of 27 police districts in Norway, covering the eastern part of Finnmark. The district is headquartered in Kirkenes and consists of three police stations, at Kirkenes, Vadsø and Vardø, and five sheriff's offices. The district is led by Chief of Police Ellen Katrine Hætta. Specifically the police district covers the municipalities of Vardø, Vadsø, Karasjok, Lebesby, Gamvik, Berlevåg, Tana, Nesseby, Båtsfjord, Sør-Varanger. As of 2011 the district had 165 employees. It has a special responsibility for the Norway–Russia border control at Storskog and the Reindeer Police. The police district was created in 2003 as a merger between the former Sør-Varanger Police District, Vadsø Police District and Vardø Police District.
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