Japan Today: Police especially needed in Fukushima evacuation zone — 750 officers will be assigned to disaster area — Gov’t asking for ‘volunteers’ who are single
Title: 750 police officers to be assigned to 3 prefectures devastated by March 11 disaster
Source: Japan Today
Date: Jan. 23, 2012 – 06:16AM JST
The National Police Agency (NPA) will assign 750 police officers to the three tsunami-hit prefectures of Miyagi, Iwate and Fukushima.
The NPA said in a statement that there are not enough officers to patrol the region. There has been an increased in reported thefts, especially in the evacuation zone in Fukushima, the NPA said.
The NPA said it asked for volunteers, who are single, from across the nation. [...]
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