Accident and Crime (Emergency Number: 110)
If you are in danger, or in other emergencies, call the emergency telephone number “110” for police assistance. English operator is available 24 hours a day.
＜Police Stations and Boxes＞
The Police Stations and Boxes play an important role in Japanese life. Police boxes are usually located near train stations, in busy areas, and in residential areas.
Police officers at satellite offices usually conduct patrols both during the day and at night. Their work includes crime prevention, and locating and arresting suspects in crimes in order to maintain security in the local area. Police officers are also happy to give directions if you are lost or cannot find an address.