Oslo Police District

Oslo Police District (Norwegian: Oslo politidistrikt) is the 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[1] 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.

Oslo Police District
Oslo politidistrikt
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdictionOslo, Norway
General nature
Operational structure
Overviewed byNational Police Directorate
HeadquartersOslo Police Headquarters
Grønnlandsleiret 44
Agency executive
BoatsHarbor police
Police helicopters2 x Eurocopter EC135

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

Western unit

  • Asker police station, located in Torvveien 20, Asker
  • Bærum police station, located in Kjørboveien 33, Sandvika (Bærum)
  • Majorstuen police station, located in Sørkedalsveien 27 B at Majorstuen

Unit of central Oslo

There is also a smaller police office at Oslo Central Station.

Eastern unit

  • Manglerud police station, located in Plogveien 31 at Manglerud.
  • Stovner police station, located in Aasta Hansteens vei 10 at Stovner.


Emergency telephone number is ☎ 112, non emergency calls at ☎ 02800 or ☎ (+47)22 66 90 50.[2][3]

Common units

  • Police Section for Immigration Administration[4]
  • Common unit for operational service
  • Common criminal unit
  • Common unit for intelligence and investigation
  • Common unit for prevention
  • Common unit for prosecution
  • Common unit for foreigners and administration
  • Joint unit for civil justice (namsfogd)
  • Common unit for national aid resources


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).

See also


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