Police in Tokyo set up barrier-free detention room

Jan 20, 2017

Police in Tokyo set up barrier-free detention room

The Metropolitan Police Department has newly created a barrier-free room at a detention facility for use with suspects in need of nursing care. It is the first barrier-free detention room in Japan, according to the police. The MPD believes that the need for such ...

Tokyo police chief seeks public's cooperation for G-7 summit

Jan 4, 2016

Tokyo police chief seeks public's cooperation for G-7 summit

Tokyo Police Chief Kiyotaka Takahashi is calling for cooperation from citizens and organizations to ensure the success of this year’s Group of Seven summit in Shima, Mie Prefecture. “Success will not be possible without a sense of unity among police, people and related organizations,” ...

Police remember fallen canine comrades

Sep 23, 2015

Police remember fallen canine comrades

The Metropolitan Police Department Wednesday held a memorial service for its police dogs. The event, held at a cemetery for animals in Tokyo’s Itabashi Ward, was attended by 40 people who worked with the dogs. “The police dogs are our colleagues. I put my ...

Apr 30, 2015

Tokyo police studying technology to detect, capture drones

Tokyo police are studying technology for capturing suspicious drones as part of efforts to boost surveillance of airspace above important facilities, following the recent discovery of a drone on the roof of the prime minister’s office, Jiji Press learned Wednesday. The Metropolitan Police Department ...

Jul 3, 2014

Man accused of egging office of sexist heckler

Police on Wednesday sent a case to prosecutors accusing a man in his 50s of throwing raw eggs at the entrance to the office of Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly member Akihiro Suzuki on June 23. The man, whose name was not released, allegedly egged the ...