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JAPANESE POLICE

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.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 26, 2022
Yasuhiro Tsuyuki named new Japan police chief
The police leadership shakeup comes before Japan holds a state funeral for Abe in September and hosts a summit of the Group of Seven advanced nations next year.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 25, 2022
Top Japan police chief to step down over security failures in Abe assassination
Nakamura had expressed regret for the failure of the police to protect Abe, who was shot to death during a campaign rally on July 8 ahead of the Upper House election two days later.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Aug 24, 2022
Police seek indictment of man who tweeted Kishida assassination threat
The Metropolitan Police referred the case to prosecutors, saying resources were unnecessarily spent responding to baseless threats.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Aug 23, 2022
Girl arrested in Shibuya stabbing targeted someone resembling her mother
She has told investigators that the attack was 'practice' to kill her mother and younger brother and that she wanted to see if she could kill someone.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Aug 22, 2022
Girl arrested in Shibuya stabbing says it was 'practice' to kill her mother
The Metropolitan Police Department has seized three small knives the girl was in possession of at the time of the attack.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Aug 20, 2022
Police to revise rules for VIP protection after Abe killing
The National Police Agency will revise its rules for VIP protection — the first such changes in around 30 years — after flaws in protecting former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe were found.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 18, 2022
Go with the flow: What to do when the Japanese police stop you for questioning
One former elite police official says the best course of action is to submit to questioning and resist the urge to resist.
JAPAN
Aug 15, 2022
Drunk Japan police officer falls asleep on street and loses case docs
When the 49-year-old investigator woke up at about 5 a.m. on Saturday, he realized he did not have the bag he had used to carry the documents.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Aug 10, 2022
Police quiz man found carrying homemade 'gunpowder' near U.S. Embassy in Tokyo
'I learned how to make gunpowder on the internet and came to throw it into the embassy,' the man is said to have told investigators.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 27, 2022
Tokyo police boosting security ahead of Abe's state funeral
Tokyo's Metropolitan Police Department is examining and reviewing its security measures as critics point to possible security flaws over the fatal shooting of Abe.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 27, 2022
Mother of suspected Abe shooter feels sorry for causing trouble for Unification Church
The suspect has told the police that his mother, a member of the religious group, went bankrupt after making a large amount of donations to the group, causing his family to collapse.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 27, 2022
Lawyer asks Nagoya court to release suspect from custody after COVID infection
The inquiry was made after he was informed that no treatment or medication would be provided in detention unless the suspect develops severe symptoms.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 25, 2022
Osaka court fines man for putting baby son in freezer
Prosecutors said the freezer operated at minus 18 degrees Celsius and that the child was wrapped only in a baby blanket.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 25, 2022
Abe shooter sent to Osaka to undergo mental competence exam until November
Japanese public prosecutors on Monday began the process of a psychiatric examination of the suspect, Tetsuya Yamagami, to see whether he can bear criminal liability.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 24, 2022
Abe shooter test-fired guns in mountains around 10 times
The gun Tetsuya Yamagami used in the attack was made of two metal pipes taped together. It was seized at the scene right after the shooting of Shinzo Abe.
Japan Times
JAPAN / ANALYSIS
Jul 19, 2022
The 2.5 seconds that sealed the fatal lapses in Shinzo Abe's security
The failure to protect Abe from a second shot followed what appeared to be a series of security lapses in the lead-up to the assassination of Japan's longest-serving prime minister.

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