Hyogo: Cop handed salary cut over sex with colleague in koban
tokyoreporter.com -- Mar 21
Hyogo Prefectural Police have disciplined a police sergeant in Amagasaki City for engaging in sex with a subordinate female officer while on duty, reports the Sankei Shimbun (Mar. 19).

The officer, 32, is stationed at the Amagasaki-Higashi Police Station. Police said on Thursday that he was handed a pay cut of 10 percent for a one-month period for negligence.

Between last December and February, the sergeant, who is married with at least one child, engaged in sex on three occasions with the unmarried colleague, 21, inside a break room of a koban (police box).

The relationship began after the sergeant invited the female officer out for a meal. The subsequent encounters took place late at night and early in the morning.

Though the 15-minute sessions took place while both persons were on duty, neither officer was unable to accommodate visitors to the police box or perform other duties, police said.

The matter emerged in February when another officer alerted a superior. Both persons are reflecting upon their actions, police said.

“With the acts being unbecoming of a police officer, we strictly dealt [with the matter],” said inspector Masaki Kitano, according to NHK (Mar. 19).

兵庫県警の警察官の男女が夜の交番でみだらな行為をしたとして懲戒処分となりました。  尼崎東警察署の32歳の男性巡査部長と21歳の女性巡査は交番の休憩室で3度、みだらな行為をしていたということです。男性巡査部長は既婚者ですが、去年12月に女性巡査を食事に誘って不倫交際に発展し、同じ交番の夜勤となった際に約15分間、勤務を抜けてみだらな行為に及んでいました。「2人きりになったらついつい雰囲気に流された」と説明していて、兵庫県警は2人を減給1カ月と訓戒の処分としました。
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