Reindeer Police

Reindeer Police

The Reindeer Police (Norwegian: Reinpolitiet) is a special branch of the Norwegian Police Service established in 1949 and a subdivision of Eastern Finnmark Police District.
Its main task is to combat crimes against nature and the environment and to police Sami reindeer herding within its area of jurisdiction, which covers the county of Finnmark and the northern parts of the county of Troms – an area of 56,000 square kilometers. This vast territory is policed by a mere 15 officers.
This special police corp exists in Norway only.

by Gianmarco Maraviglia

The Reindeer Police (Norwegian: Reinpolitiet) is a special branch of the Norwegian Police Service established in 1949 and a subdivision of Eastern Finnmark Police District.
Its main task is to combat crimes against nature and the environment and to police Sami reindeer herding within its area of jurisdiction, which covers the county of Finnmark and the northern parts of the county of Troms – an area of 56,000 square kilometers. This vast territory is policed by a mere 15 officers.
This special police corp exists in Norway only.