Tokyo Torpedoes: The Permanent Mission of Japan officials, U.S. Secret FBI investigation
BEIJING, Feb. 22 (Xinhua) often appear in TV drama and spy detective novel in the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has two investigators resident in Japan. FBI has been involved in the investigation, such as “9.11″ terrorist attacks and other kinds of big, the recent arrest of alleged massive fraud in investment securities, president 伯纳马多夫 case still fresh.
According to Japan’s Kyodo News agency reported, FBI office is located at Akasaka in Tokyo, the U.S. embassy, ??his post in January this year, the Legal Officer Edward Shaw in this office. Shaw was from 1999 to 2004 worked in Tokyo, this is the second time to his new post.
When asked Shaw whether engaged in the work of the FBI worried about, he said very simply answered, “Our mission is to protect U.S. national security and constitutional authority. For the important task of pride.” Xiao able-bodied, but conversation is very friendly, of course, from a security perspective, and his conversation is not only forbidden to take pictures, not to mention their families and the topic.
to enter the FBI must have a high professional skills and years of experience, Shaw himself, except in the United States, California has a law license, the 1980s was in Japan working for a consulting company, is a Japanese pass.
FBI office in Tokyo was established in 1954, is more than 60 overseas offices, one of the longest in history, to 2000 in Seoul, Korea office until the establishment of the Tokyo office has been under the jurisdiction of South Korea Taiwan and other places of work, the task is very busy. Foreign office because “there will be a different experience every day,” reported a very high rate of competition, candidates flock.
in the United States, FBI is responsible for inter-state and a variety of cross-border crime. Ombudsman is responsible for developing intelligence sources, the use of weapons, subdue criminals, but abroad there is no legal enforcement powers, so the FBI investigators in Japan, although you can go to the crime scene, but can not participate in the investigation.
FBI’s main partner in Japan, Japan National Police Agency, Public Security Intelligence Agency and the Ministry of Justice. FBI interview with Japan’s National Police Agency and so on to track the suspects fled the request of the United States, whereas in the United States to commit crimes suspects fled in Japan if, FBI, etc. can also be made to the Tokyo Metropolitan Police arrested a request. In addition, to confirm the identity of the body, FBI will request the relevant officers of the Japanese police for DNA identification.
Japan National Police Agency recently sent investigators to the United States frequently, Virginia, the FBI training facility “National Academy” for training. For the task ahead, Shaw said, “now on the network such as the crimes of others disguised as new situations arise. Will continue to strengthen cooperation with the Japanese police.”