The Investigation Special Cash Reward System is designed to advertise a cash reward or valuable information leading to the arrest of the suspect(s) in important and vicious criminal cases selected by the National Police Agency (under the provisions of the Article 529 and 532 of the Civil Law) and pay a cash reward to those who give particularly valuable information.
1 Cases involving specially designated suspects or important suspects on the wanted list, as selected by the National Police Agency
2 Unprecedented or important criminal cases with a high societal impact , which satisfy the following requirements:
3 million yen （If it is found particularly necessary, the amount may be increased up to 10 million yen.）
1 year （If it is found particularly necessary, the period ,be extended or shortened.）
The Commissioner General of the National Police Agency will post a notice on the website of the National Police Agency which describes the designated cases, availability of a cash reward, maximum amount of reward, method for deciding the payment, exempted persons not entitled to payment, and divisions to which information should be provided.
The Investigation Special Cash Reward will be paid to those who give valuable information leading to the arrest of the suspect(s). The amount of money will be decided by the National Police Agency, in proportion to the contribution to the investigation.
If there is more than one recipient, the total amount will be divided amongst them within the limit of maximum amount, in proportion to the contribution of each to the investigation.
1 persons whose identities are not known, as they prefer to be anonymous
2 police personnel
3 suspects, their accomplices, and those who we determined, during the course of acquiring information, engaged in criminal acts or harmed the public safety or order, and
4 in addition to those who fall under the categories of 1 to 3, those we consider inappropriate to receive a cash reward under social conventions may not be entitled to the reward
|Case Name||Date of Occurrence||Contact Point||Period of Advertisement|
|Robbery and murder involving a family of 4 in Kami-Soshigaya 3-chome※1||Dec. 31, 2000||Seijo Police Station||Dec. 16, 2016～.Dec. 15, 2017|
|Robbery and murder of a deputy manager of a izakaya chain in Kami-Renjaku 2-chome||Nov. 24, 2005||Mitaka Police Station||Nov. 1, 2017～Oct. 31, 2018|
|Robbery and murder with a gun in the office of a supermarket in Owada-cho※2||July 30, 1995||Hachioji Police Station||July 30, 2017～ July 29, 2018|
|Arson and murder of a female university studet in Shibamata 3-chome※3||Sep. 9, 1996||Kameari Police Station||Sep. 9, 2017～Sep. 8, 2018|
|ROPPONGI NIGHT CLUB MURDER CASE※4||Sep. 2, 2012||azabu Police Station||
Nov. 1, 2017～Oct. 31, 2018
※For details, click on each case name.
※1 For the robbery and murder in Kami-Soshigaya 2-chome, the Private Cash Reward may be applicable, in conjunction with the Investigation Special Cash Reward.
※2 For the robbery and murder in Owada-cho, the Private Cash Reward may be applicable, in conjunction with the Investigation Special Cash Reward.
※3 For the arson and murder in Shibamata 3-chome, the Private Cash Reward may be applicable, in conjunction with the Investigation Special Cash Reward.
※4 For the ROPPONGI NIGHT CLUB MURDER CASE, the Private Cash Reward may be applicable, in conjunction with the Investigation Special Cash Reward.
Cases which are intended for the Private Cash Reward are ones advertised for a cash reward other than the Investigation Special Reward System.
|Cases Name||Date of Occurrence||Contact Point||Period of Advertisement|
|Robbery and murder of a pawnshop owner and his wife in Kitasuna 7-chome||Dec. 9, 2002||Joto Police Station||Dec. 25, 2016～Dec. 24, 2017|
※ For details, click on each case name.
※ For cases outside of the jurisdiction of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department, please contact the relevant prefectural police