Police remember fallen canine comrades

National 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 hands together ...

National / Crime & Legal 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 office ...

Editorials Jan 23, 2014

Damages from a terror probe

Despite the award of ¥90.2 million in damages to 17 Muslims in Japan found to have suffered defamation of character after details of a police investigation of international terrorism were leaked onto the Internet, the plaintiffs have appealed the Tokyo District Court ruling for ...

Editorials Dec 20, 2013

Cyber-attack probe inconclusive

The Metropolitan Police Department has given up on its investigation of a 2010 cyber-attack against Japan's biggest defense contractor, unable to confirm the source of the attack.