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Japon

National Police Agency for Japan

Extradited-Suspect

Arrest and extradition of international fugitive

Japan’s National Police Agency (NPA) supervises and controls the police activities of 47 Prefectural Police Departments, including the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department.  The NPA is made up of about 7,800 officials, including 2,100 police officers, 900 Imperial Guards and 4,800 civilians.

The NPA is headed by a Commissioner General who is appointed by the National Public Safety Commission (NPSC) with the approval of the Prime Minister. The NPSC is made up of a Chairman (who holds the rank of Minister of State), and five other members.  It administers the NPA and guarantees the neutrality of the police.

NPA duties include:

  • international crime investigations;
  • criminal identification;
  • dealing with natural disasters, emergencies and civil unrest;
  • imperial guard (protection of the Japanese imperial families);
  • police communications;
  • police inspection;
  • police training;
  • tackling organized crime;
  • vehicle and road administration.

INTERPOL Tokyo

The INTERPOL National Central Bureau for Japan is part of the Organized Crime Department of the NPA’s Crime Investigations Bureau. Made up of seven units, staffed by almost 50 officers and located at the NPA Headquarters, INTERPOL Tokyo is responsible for domestic investigations requiring outreach with law enforcement agencies in INTERPOL member countries.

INTERPOL Tokyo works closely with INTERPOL member countries in locating fugitives and in preventing and investigating transnational crime.  With criminal organizations perpetrating crime on a global scale, INTERPOL Tokyo works with law enforcement across the globe, carrying out regular transnational operations with other member countries.

INTERPOL Tokyo regularly hosts international conferences for the benefit of the INTERPOL community, especially with its partners in Asia and the Pacific.

INTERPOL Tokyo in action
01 septembre 2017

Secretary General discusses global security issues with Japan Police Chief

TOKYO, Japan – International law enforcement cooperation was the focus of a meeting between INTERPOL Secretary General Jürgen Stock and Masayoshi Sakaguchi, Commissioner General of the Japan National Police Authority.Identifying areas to further strengthen the strong cooperation between Japan and INTERPOL was a key issue during discussions between the Sec...
15 février 2017

Virtual crimes provide real experience in INTERPOL Digital Security Challenge

TOKYO, Japan – Cybercrime investigators from Africa, the Americas and Asia have taken part in INTERPOL’s Digital Security Challenge to develop their skills in tackling real crimes in the virtual world.The three-day (13 – 15 February) exercise saw participants from 10 countries divided into six teams competing against each other, and the clock, to solve a...
14 février 2017

Japan child sex abuse network ringleader identified via INTERPOL is jailed

KYOTO, Japan – The ringleader of a child sex abuse network in Kyoto, identified via INTERPOL’s International Child Sexual Exploitation (ICSE) database, has been sentenced to eight years after being found guilty of charges including child prostitution and forcible indecency.The conviction of the 28-year-old follows a global investigation which began in 201...
09 juin 2016

La vente en ligne de faux médicaments et de produits de contrefaçon ciblée par une opération d’INTERPOL

LYON (France) – Faux médicaments anticancéreux, tests de dépistage du VIH ou du diabète non conformes aux normes, matériel dentaire de contrefaçon et matériel chirurgical illicite : voilà un aperçu des médicaments et produits potentiellement mortels saisis lors de l’opération Pangea IX d’INTERPOL.Cette opération, qui ciblait la vente en ligne illicite de...
03 septembre 2015

Japan INTERPOL Purple notice brings arrest of two international jewel thieves

TOKYO, Japan – As a result of the worldwide circulation of an INTERPOL Purple Notice, the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department arrested two Chinese suspects on 20 August at Narita Airport for stealing just months earlier a diamond ring valued at USD 170,000.Footage from a Tokyo jeweller’s security camera enabled the INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB)...

Red Notices 2

MITATE
SHINICHI
Age today: 38 years old
Nationality: Japan

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WATSON
PAUL FRANKLIN
Age today: 66 years old
Nationality: Canada

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All wanted persons

Yellow Notices 11

BAKER
BRANDON MASAKI
Age today: 18 years old
Nationality: United states , Japan

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FUKUDA
SERENA
Age today: 12 years old
Nationality: United states , Japan

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All Missing persons

  • 36th INTERPOL General Assembly - 27 September - 4 October 1967 - Kyoto