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The Criminal Sanctions Agency’s updated vision of facilities for the Ministry of Justice

The Criminal Sanctions Agency has submitted to the Ministry of Justice an updated proposal for the vision of facilities for 2015-2018, which complies with the decisions on the spending limits of the operating expense appropriations of the Agency made in the Budget.

– With the help of the plan, we will be able to carry out our savings obligation. The number of prisoner places will stay in line with the prison population forecast. The plan is realisable when considering the regional aspects and we have tried to take into account the overall population development forecasts. We also aim to allocate resources to effective individual work promoting the safety of society, says Director General Esa Vesterbacka. Read more...

Press releases
13.11.2014
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In accordance with the decision I made on December 2013, the Criminal Sanctions Agency transferred the public office of Director Tuomo Kärjenmäki located in Hämeenlinna Prison to the national Enforcement Unit in Turku starting from 1 January 2014 and changed the title of the office to a senior specialist.

31.10.2014
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The Criminal Sanctions Agency has submitted to the Ministry of Justice an updated proposal for the vision of facilities for 2015-2018, which complies with the decisions on the spending limits of the operating expense appropriations of the Agency made in the Budget.

1.10.2014
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Vaasa Community Sanctions Office and its Seinäjoki Branch Office will celebrate their joint 60th anniversary in Cultural Centre Vanha Paukku in Seinäjoki starting at 12 o’clock on Wednesday 1 October 2014. The main speakers of the event will be Tapio Lappi-Seppälä , Director-General of the National Research Institute of Legal Policy, and Tuula Asikainen , Chief Director of the Criminal Sanctions Agency.

22.9.2014
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Today, it is one hundred years since Sukeva Prison was established in the municipality of Sonkajärvi. A history written by Jari Aro , BSocSc, in honour of the 75th anniversary of the prison was published 25 years ago. Now, it is complemented by a new history written by Jaakko Kangas , MA, MSocSc, which is published in the 100th anniversary celebration on 23 September 2014.

Published 28.11.2014