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Parts of woman's body dumped by police officer by mistake


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What a bunch of BS. He knew they were human remains, but felt they were unimportant because they were small? Does that even make sense?

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On a lighter coworkers once pranked me by leaving a phone message note on my desk with the name "Myra Manes" and the number to a funeral home. They weren't amused when I called looking for you know who.

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Since when do human remains get taken out in the trash? Is this officer a cretin?

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There are several things that are very wrong with this. How about the family, I wonder how they feel.

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He thinks treating human remains with dignity only matters when there is a lot of them?

A sociopath as a police officer, how on earth did he get through the psychological assessments?

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That was just callous.

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The standards to become a policeman here must be really low?

I guess we should be grateful that the other police noticed and then reported it.

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it is hard to pass the police exam. it is also hard to be a person of great character is what get from the sad story.

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Not sure how tough it is here but back home high grades, finished military service(compulsory), Uni degree, etc plus we don't accept anyone under 190cm height.

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Sounds about right to me. The Police are useless, and the younger generations in Japan are more ignorant than ever. Add the two together, and stuff like this will inevitably happen.

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A sociopath as a police officer, how on earth did he get through the psychological assessments?

The very same way the male and female police officers, who committed suicide using their police weapons because of love difficulties, got admitted to peace-and-order protecting entity. Anyone surprised at this has not been here for long. Too long.

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i know someone who failed and joined the army here instead. i also know some police. they have a kohai system, basically bullying. this may have some influence, but not on throwing the remains of some poor grieving families relatives.

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Yet again ! ..Don't we respect the Japanese police so much !

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He should be charged with abandoning body parts

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I've long stopped being surprised by the Japanese police.

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If he truly made such a statement - he was aware that the bag contained human remains but discarded them because he thought they were unimportant due to their small size - he should be involuntarily dismissed from the police force and barred from joining any law enforcement agency in Japan.

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so what specifically was the mistake here? that he was asked to handle the evidence in the first place? even if the remains were small and of no use, its evidence in an ongoing possible murder case.

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Lol wow, the people in the comments overreact a little to frequently.

They never even said what parts and the size. This bag could have been small bones. The real problem that you should focus on is not on how the family will take it (that’s not your business) and not about this poor old woman (that you never knew). The real problem is the instructions given to the officer that made him accidentally discard the remains. From that context though it seems police offers do discard remains in the case were they are separated from the body and are super small. If you want to argue about that point go ahead. People will all have different views. But a good starting place as a remedy is keeping all remains (no matter size) until after the autopsy.

Then one can argue that the family should be asked about smaller pieces of remains.

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Aren't remains usually cremated?

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