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JAPANESE POLICE

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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 11, 2022
Hokkaido man arrested as police probe murder of university student
A man who was arrested Monday on suspicion of abandoning the victim's body has made statements to police indicating he killed the woman.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 8, 2022
Three months on, investigation into Abe shooting suspect continues
Authorities are building a murder case against suspect Tetsuya Yamagami, but are also eyeing other charges, including violations of gun, ordnance and explosives laws.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 4, 2022
Police find child's body in Edo River and investigate connection with missing girl
A passerby told police shortly past noon that something that looked like a body was in the river in Ichikawa, Chiba Prefecture, media reports say.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 3, 2022
Sales data stolen from sushi chain rival shared within Kappa Create
The Hama-Sushi trade secrets in question are believed to have included data on the company's procurement costs and suppliers.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Entertainment news
Oct 3, 2022
Video of the Beatles during 1966 Japan visit disclosed
The release came after a disclosure request filed with the MPD eight years ago by a nonprofit organization working to promote information disclosure.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 30, 2022
Kappa Sushi president arrested on suspicion of obtaining data from rival chain
Koki Tanabe is suspected of stealing information on several occasions in 2020 from rival sushi chain Hama-Sushi, where he once served as an executive.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 25, 2022
Japan police preparing tight security for Abe's funeral
Around 20,000 security personnel are expected to be deployed — exceeding the nearly 18,000 security officers during the 'Quad' summit in May.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 21, 2022
Tokyo man tells police he used fake pin to enter parliament building
Kanato Fujimoto of Tokyo's Shinagawa Ward told police he trespassed because he 'wanted to feel like a person in a high position.'
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 21, 2022
Man protesting against Japan's state funeral sets himself on fire near PM office
Sources say a document protesting the upcoming state funeral for former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was found at the site where a man set himself on fire Wednesday morning.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 21, 2022
Man arrested over alleged possession of homemade gunpowder near U.S. Embassy in Tokyo
The 26-year-old student had been quoted as saying he had 'come to throw (explosives) into the embassy' after learning how to make the mixture online, according to investigative sources.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 20, 2022
Tokyo police's security boost underway week before Abe's funeral
The ceremony is expected to attract some 6,000 attendees, including Imperial Family members, members of the Diet, foreign dignitaries, and heads of local governments.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 17, 2022
60% of people with foreign roots questioned by Japanese police, survey finds
Most people who had been questioned had undergone the treatment on multiple occasions, with 80% of those with African and Latin American roots having had to deal with investigators.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 17, 2022
No progress in Japan's investigation into North Korean abduction suspects
National Public Safety Commission Chairman Koichi Tani has admitted that police actions are 'unfortunately not producing effective results.'
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 15, 2022
Japan saw 87% increase in ransomware attacks in first half of 2022
Of the reported ransomware cases, 59 targeted small or midsize companies, while 36 were large corporations.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 14, 2022
Public safety chief vows to improve VIP security measures in Japan
The new chairman said it is his duty to guide his agency to make sure that tragic incidents like the fatal shooting of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe never happens again.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 13, 2022
Police increase patrols at Haneda Airport ahead of Abe state funeral
Accompanied by two dogs, around 60 officers, some carrying metal detectors, inspected trash cans, lockers and unattended carts at the airport's Terminal 3.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 7, 2022
Tokyo police to probe cyberattack on government website
Around the time of the attack, pro-Russian hacker group Killnet posted a message on the Telegram messaging app claiming it had targeted Japan's online public services.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 4, 2022
Tokyo police step up counterespionage by sharing intel with firms
Police are shifting their counterespionage strategy to one in which they work to prepare corporations against theft while cracking down on spies at the same time.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 2, 2022
Brazilian man suspected of murdering wife and daughter confirmed to have fled Japan
Because Japan has not signed an extradition treaty with Brazil, the government may ask Brazilian authorities to prosecute the man under its law by providing investigation documents.
Japan Times
JAPAN / FOCUS
Aug 26, 2022
Japanese police agency plans to overhaul how it protects dignitaries
The agency's report on security procedures for Abe has pointed out a series of inadequacies in the planning stages that resulted in a 'vacuum' in the rear of the protective police force.

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