Oslo Police District

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Oslo Police District
Agency overview
Legal personality Governmental: Government agency
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdiction* Police district of Oslo, Norway
General nature
Operational structure
Overviewed by National Police Directorate
Headquarters Oslo Police Headquarters
Grønnlandsleiret 44
Agency executive Hans Sverre Sjøvold, Chief of Police
Stations 5
Boats Harbor police
Police helicopters 2 x Eurocopter EC135
* Divisional agency: Division of the country, over which the agency has usual operational jurisdiction.

Oslo Police District (Norwegian: Oslo politidistrikt) is largest police district in Norway The Police District of Asker og Bærum and Oslo Police District are from January 1, 2016 merged into one, Police Districts Asker and Bærum and Oslo are from 1 January 2016 merged into one, and kept the name Oslo Police District. The police district comprises three municipalities, Oslo, Asker and Bærum. It has a total population of around 800,000 peoplel[2] Oslo Police District has seven police stations in charge of policing duties, including assignments in terms of order, prevention and investigation purposes in the surrounding areas.

The Police Authority also has special sections for the investigation of serious crime. The investigation led formally by police lawyers, belonging to prosecutors.

Serious drug cases and robbery cases are investigated by the Section for organized crime, homicide cases and cases involving sexual crimes investigated by the Division of Violence and sexual crimes, while serious forms of economic crime investigation by the Financial and Environmental Crime Section. Traffic and sea buffet includes Trafikkorpset and Harbor Police and a specialist on criminal offenses related to the capital's traffic by land and sea. The Police is headquartered at Grønlandsleiret 44 at Grønland in Oslo.

Police stations[edit]

  • Asker police station, located in Torvveien 20, Asker
  • Bærum police station, located in Kjørboveien 33, Sandvika (Bærum)
  • Grønland police station, located in the Police Headquarters.
  • Manglerud police station, located in Plogveien 31 at Manglerud.
  • Majorstuen police station, located in Sørkedalsveien 27 B at Majorstuen.
  • Sentrum police station, next door to National Police Directorate (Norway) in central Oslo.
  • Stovner police station, located in Aasta Hansteens vei 10 at Stovner.

There are also police offices at several locations, including at Oslo Central Station. Emergency telephone number is ☎ 112, non emergency calls at ☎ 02800 or ☎ (+47)22 66 90 50.[3][4]


Oslo Police disposal units that move on land (mounted police in addition to patrols on foot, by car and motorcycle), sea (Harbor Police) and by air (helicopter).


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