The number of police officers and police personnel subjected to disciplinary action in 2014 fell by 89 to 300, the National Police Agency said. It was the second straight decrease.
The NPA said the number included 35 dismissals and 68 suspensions, TBS reported Friday. The number of arrests was 71, 15 less than in 2013.
Reasons for disciplinary action included improper conduct toward a member of the opposite sex, such as molesting and sexual harassment (in 80 cases), theft, fraud and embezzlement (67 cases) and destruction of evidence (37), the NPA said.© Japan Today