police

Kumamoto Police sergeant reprimanded for making officers eat spicy instant noodles

Sergeant claims he was trying to “guide” his officers through hot noodles.

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Knife-wielding man at Shinjuku Station arrested by Tokyo police

Commuters say they feared for their lives during the incident.

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23-year-old Tokyo policewoman falls in movie-style love with yakuza member, real life ensues

He wasn’t arrested for theft, but he stole her heart, and she gave him even more in return.

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Japanese youths anger police by sitting at kotatsu table at busy Kyoto intersection【Video】

Locals say it’s all part of a Kyoto University tradition.

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How safe is Japan? New interactive map reveals reports of crime around the country

Now you can find out if there are any upskirt photographers, bag-snatchers, swindlers, or burglars in your area.

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Knife-wielding man asks Osaka police officer to shoot him, officer complies

Be careful what you wish for, because you just might get it.

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New study ranks the most notorious Japanese train stations for perverts

Voyeurs, flashers and “chikangropers are more likely to be found at these stations.

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Mr. Sato asks the police how he can avoid getting hassled by them

Even when he’s not dressed as a glam rocker, Mr. Sato can’t help but draw the suspicion of Tokyo law enforcement.

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Japanese lifehack from Tokyo Police Department helps you open chip packets with ease

Tired of ripping into stubborn chip packs with your teeth? Now you won’t ever have to do that again, and the tools you need for the trick are likely to be in your pocket.

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Here’s a handy Japan cycling hack: pump up your tires for free at any police box

Feeling a little flat while riding your bike in Japan? Stop by the cop shop!

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Former police drug investigator arrested for drug possession, claims he didn’t know it was drugs

It was a good thing the suspect had decided to become a cop, because he doesn’t seem to be a very good criminal.

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Suspected jewelry thief captured in Japan in comically slow-speed foot pursuit by police【Video】

Suspect unable to outrun the law or the limits of his cardiovascular system.

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Commotion at Akihabara Station as bomb squad called in to remove suspicious object

Dramatic scenes were captured on film today as specialist teams and truckloads of equipment were sent to the busy station in Tokyo.

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Tokyo police force mascot Pipo-kun anthropomorphises into muscly man in new anime clip

The cute character bares his pecs in the fight against stranger danger, where children are told to remember the words “Squid Sushi” to protect them from harm.

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Kuala Lumpur law enforcement officer is commanding attention far beyond her jurisdiction.

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Osaka police continue trend of creating extremely unique (and effective?) recruitment posters

Nothing screams “Apply to our law enforcement office” more than a child berating you for littering.

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Pony runs through Shibuya after escaping pet shop 【Video】

This little guy was keen for a bit of horsing around in Tokyo!

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Turn your pets into cute police officers with a hat from a Japanese vending machine!

Give your pup the gift of authority with a hat from this adorable 5-piece collection.

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Getting stopped by the police in Japan – how often does it happen (and why?)

How likely are you to be stopped by the police in Japan?

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How have Japanese police reacted to the release of Pokémon Go?

Now that summer vacation has started in Japan as well, how are the Japanese police forces finding the popular smartphone game?

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