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The National Police Agency decided Wednesday to take disciplinary action against senior officials of the Kanagawa Prefectural Police Department for a series of wrongdoings among its ranks and alleged attempts to cover them up, NPA sources said.

Kanagawa police head Takeo Miyama, Eiji Nakabayashi, the department’s personnel and training bureau chief, and some other senior officials will be reprimanded for insufficiently investigating the incidents and failing to properly report them to the public, the sources said.

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