In many ways, the city is much more difficult to protect than smaller towns. Especially in Tokyo, crime rates are higher than most of the rest of Japan, making it more difficult to protect its citizens. Most of the time, the issue is more about using the latest technology to stay ahead of crime, but sometimes its just about awareness.
Much of the crime in the city happens to people visiting rather than those that live there. Unsuspecting tourists are often the victims of robbery and kidnapping, and it is our job to prevent that from occurring. Fortunately, in order to prevent crime from happening, there are things that citizens can do to protect themselves.
Awareness is key
Many tourists are ambivalent to the dangers surrounding them, and it is our job and the job of officials to educate people on what to do when touring the city. The first thing is to always be aware of your surroundings. Tokyo is notoriously crowded, which means that protecting oneself and their property means paying attention to anybody that is standing too close.
In addition, it is essential that people make sure that their valuables are secure, even if this means breaking fashion rules. There are a number of accessories that are designed to carry money and valuables in a safe and secure manner, even though it might not be the most fashionable. Security is the job of everyone that enjoys the great city