Tokyo police officers in Persona 5.

Police is a recurring group that appears in the Megami Tensei series.


Police are a civil force that protect and serve people.




The Police arrests Masao Inaba and Hidehiko Uesugi and imprison them in the Police Station. It turns out that the police are Demons in disguise.

Persona 2Edit

Innocent SinEdit

Katsuya Suou is a Police Sergeant from the Kounan Police Department in Sumaru City who followed in his father's footsteps to become a cop. He is a detective specializing in investigating arsons, driven to clear his father's name after he was disgraced while investigating Tatsuya Sudou's arsons.

Eternal PunishmentEdit

Katsuya Suou is a homicide detective assigned to investigate the JOKER killings in Sumaru City.

Persona 3Edit

Kurosawa is a Police Officer from Tatsumi Port Island that helps SEES by selling them weapons and armors.

Persona 4Edit

Ryotaro Dojima and Tohru Adachi are Police Detectives and the Police are investigating the bizarre murders in Inaba. The Investigation Team are shown helping them because they have no idea how the murderer commit their murders by putting them inside the TV into the TV World.

Persona 5Edit

The Police are enemies to the Phantom Thieves of Hearts and they are hunting them in Tokyo, although they also deal with the Thieves first few targets as well. The SIU Director, Sae Niijima and Goro Akechi are working for the Police, with Sae later working for the Thieves and Akechi working for both the Thieves and the Conspiracy while having plans to dispose of both.

During the third semester, they released all criminals for no apparent reason, including dangerous ones such as Ichiryusai Madarame and Goro Akechi. This was actually an illusion created by Takuto Maruki and once he is defeated by the Phantom Thieves, all criminals are implied to have been returned to prison.

Persona 5 Scramble: the Phantom StrikersEdit

Despite the Conspiracy has collapsed and no longer has full control over the Police, they are still attempting to capture them to save their public image, with Miyako Kaburagi and Zenkichi Hasegawa being leaders of the operation to arrest the Phantom Thieves by taking advantage of a series of new Change of Heart cases occurring all over Japan, with a broadcast hijack Calling Card directed against Alice Hiiragi further justifying the Thieves as culprits. Zenkichi however, has second thoughts and blackmails the Thieves in a deal to investigate.

Eventually, both Miyako Kaburagi and Zenkichi become supporters and allies of the Phantom Thieves and assist in the arrest of Akira Konoe and Jun Owada. The grand instigator, Kuon Ichinose was set free however due to her lack of non-supernatural evidence for her crimes, despite turning herself to them.

Persona Q2: New Cinema LabyrinthEdit

Police Cognitions can be seen enforcing for Kamoshidaman in his titular movie. They capture intruders and Kamoshidaman's dissendents and transform into Shadows to attack the party in certain intervals. In a certain Special Screening, due to Kamoshidaman's fall from grace, Shadows began impersonating police to wreck havoc.

Devil Survivor Edit

Devil Survivor Cop

Portrait from Devil Survivor

Policemen are enemies fought at various points of the game as the party tries to stop them from abusing the COMP's power. At some points, the party must also aid their escape in order to rescue them from demons.

Devil Survivor 2 Edit

Unlike in the previous game, cops are not fought at any point and just appear helping citizens during the opening act of the game. Despite their benevolent role, they retain their original sprites, making them seem evil.

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