Andri Þór Sturluson, member of parliament for the Pirate Party, took to Facebook in order to encourage those who are against the arming of Icelandic police officers to call the national emergency hotline (112) whenever they see suspicious, armed men, whoever they may be.
The Reykjavík Metropolitan Police received notice last night that a cat had been run over in the eastern part of the city, but supposedly survived.
Police pulled over the driver of a minibus for speeding on Suðurlandsvegur in South Iceland shortly before midnight last night.
Icelandic police will be visibly armed during the upcoming National Day celebrations on June 17, and possibly at other large festivals over summer.
Reykjavík’s third annual Color Run—an untimed, 5K family fun run for charity—was supervised this year by armed members of Iceland’s Special Forces unit, Vísir reports.
Six people have been arrested on suspicion of involvement in an assault that led to the death of a man in Mosfellsdalur valley, east of Reykjavík, on Wednesday evening.
According to a forensic psychologist, the fact that police in Iceland relatively frequently place suspects in solitary confinement is a problem that must be addressed.
One of the kayakers rescued Saturday night from the ocean by the mouth of the river Þjórsá, South Iceland, has died.
A workplace psychologist, appointed by the Ministry for the Interior to investigate a policeman’s complaint against capital region police chief Sigríður Björk Guðjónsdóttir, has concluded “beyond all doubt” that her behavior constituted abuse. It was not workplace bullying, however, but rather...
Capital region police received 32 requests for help in finding missing children and young people in March alone.
The capital region police tapped a woman’s phone for around a month following her request to stop the rape investigation she had started.
Thomas Møller Olsen, a 25-year-old Greenlander and crew member of the trawler Polar Nanoq, has been charged with the murder of Birna Brjánsdóttir, the 20-year-old Icelandic woman who disappeared in Reykjavík on January 14.
Anna Nicole Grayson, the 29-year-old woman, who was reported missing on March 13, has been found, as the Reykjavík Metropolitan Police reported yesterday. However, no progress has been made in the search for 26-year-old Artur Jarmoszko, who went missing on March 1.
The Reykjqvík Metropolitan Police Department will hold a meeting this morning to determine the next steps in the search for 26-year-old Artur Jarmoszko, who has been missing since March 1.
Two serious accidents occurred on Reykjanes peninsula, Southwest Iceland, yesterday, one of them fatal.