Minister of Justice Áslaug Arna Sigurbjörnsdóttir.

Aiming for Improvement in Fight against Human Trafficking

3 Jul “Of course we aim for Tier 1,” states Minister of Justice Ásdís Arna Sigurbjörnsdóttir.

One of the people being taken to Fosshótel Lind.

Sixteen Police Officers in Quarantine after Arrest

15 Jun Three foreign nationals were arrested in Selfoss, Southwest Iceland, over the weekend, suspected of theft and burglary.

Some Criminal Plans May Have Been Canceled

2 Apr We reported recently that one of the Icelandic police departments posted a note on Facebook, kindly asking those who had been contemplating breaking the law to cancel all such plans.

Kindly Cancel Criminal Plans, due to COVID-19

23 Mar The COVID-19 pandemic has not yet managed to kill some people’s sense of humor.

A group of teenagers attack the 14-year-old.

Ruthless Attack on Teenage Boy near Reykjavík

21 Feb A group of teenage boys, aged 15-17, committed a ruthless attack February 10 against a 14-year-old boy by a bus stop at Hamraborg, Kópavogur.

From Reykjanesbær, Southwest Iceland.

Suspected of Sexually Exploiting Boys in Several Countries

19 Feb A US male, suspected of sexually exploiting teenage boys in several countries, including Iceland, is expected to remain in police custody in Suðurnes until Friday.

From the Geysir hotspring area.

Pickpockets at Gullfoss and Geysir

4 Feb The South Iceland Police Department periodically receives reports of pickpockets at popular tourist attractions.

Hólmsheiði Prison.

Proud to Have Lowest Rate of Prisoners

21 Jan In 2017, Iceland had the lowest number of prisoners per 100,000 inhabitants, or 39, among European countries.

One of the Attackers Identified

26 Nov One of the men who attacked three doormen at Sólon restaurant in downtown Reykjavík on Sunday morning has been identified by police.

Police Look for Three Attackers

25 Nov The Capital Area Police Department is still looking for three men who attacked three doormen at a bar in downtown Reykjavík yesterday morning.

Black Mark of Being Gray-Listed by FATF

21 Oct 2019 Being on FATF’s gray list hurts Iceland’s reputation globally, according to Ingvar Örn Ingvarsson, CEO of the public relations firm Cohn and Wolfe in Iceland.

Iceland on FATF’s Gray List

18 Oct 2019 Iceland has just been added on the gray list of the Financial Action Task Force, FATF – a list of countries which have failed to take sufficient measures to combat money laundering and the financing of acts of terrorism.

Will Iceland be Gray-Listed?

17 Oct 2019 By the end of the week, Iceland could land on a gray list of countries, which have failed to take sufficient measures to combat money laundering and the financing of acts of terrorism.

Arrested for Long List of Offenses

1 Oct 2019 The Capital Area Police arrested two men and a woman in the Grafarholt neighborhood in Reykjavík between 5 and 6 pm last night.

Guðmundur Einarsson (left) and Geirfinnur Einarsson.

Tip in Iceland’s Infamous Missing Person Case Being Investigated

1 Oct 2019 There is news today regarding Iceland’s most notorious unsolved missing person case, dating back to 1974.


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