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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
26.3.2015
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The amount of crime, criminal sanction clients and post-sentence recidivism had decreased according to the recently published annual report of the Criminal Sanctions Agency for 2014.

8.1.2015
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A project called Vapauden kauhu (Terror of Freedom) launched by the Touring Stage of the Finnish National Theatre and the Kiasma Theatre in the autumn explores why the longing for freedom changes into a terror of freedom. The outcome of the project is a documentary theatre performance premiering at the Kiasma Theatre in the autumn 2015.

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.

Published 28.11.2014