A meeting was held attended by all police chiefs of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department, and Police Commissioner Hiroshi Kojima instructed the government to strengthen the crackdown on malicious host clubs and touts ahead of the year-end and New Year holidays, when a large number of people are expected.

On the 4th, a meeting was held at the headquarters building in Kasumigaseki, Tokyo, and was attended by about 102 people, including the chiefs of 280 police stations and senior officers of the headquarters.

In his opening remarks, Police Commissioner Kojima said, "This is the first year-end and New Year holiday since the transition to Category 5 of the new coronavirus, and a large number of people are expected, and there are concerns about malicious touts and rip-offs.

In addition, he pointed out that "anonymous and liquid criminal groups" that gather perpetrators in the dark and repeat criminal acts are a serious threat to security, and instructed them to clarify the actual situation, make arrests, and take measures against special frauds that are suspected of being particularly deeply involved.

In addition, he called for measures to prevent traffic accidents involving bicycles and e-scooters, and to strengthen awareness of the harmfulness of cannabis in addition to arrests to prevent abuse of marijuana by young people.