Organisation

The Criminal Sactions Agency concists of Central Administration Unit, three criminal sanctions regions and Enforcement Unit. Also the Training Institute for Prison and Probation Services is part of the Criminal Sanctions Agency.

Criminal Sanctions Regions

In the Criminal Sanctions Agency's organisation Finland is divided into three Criminal Sanctions Regions, which are the Criminal Sanctions Region of Southern Finland, the Criminal Sanctions Region of Western Finland, and the Criminal Sanctions Region of Eastern and Northern Finland.

The criminal sanctions regions have a regional administration, which includes a regional centre and an assessment centre.

Central Administration

The Central Administration of the Criminal Sanctions Agency is located in Helsinki and comprises three units: the Management Support, the Administration and Legality Unit and the Effectiveness of Sanctions Unit.

Enforcement Unit

The Enforcement Unit carries out the formal enforcement duties that previously belonged to the criminal sanctions regions.

The function of the formal enforcement of sentences and the administrative implementation of remand imprisonment is to ensure that the duration of imprisonment, monitoring sentence and remand imprisonment is realised as provided by the Constitution of Finland.

Training Institute for Prison and Probation Services

The Training Institute for Prison and Probation Services is responsible for the degree education related to the criminal sanctions field as well as the in-service training that maintains and improves vocational proficiency.

 
Published 28.2.2017