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Symbols of Authority

Posted by
Mike Cash (Kiryu, Japan) on 28 March 2007 in Sport & Recreation.

A Tokyo policeman at a traffic stop beneath an overpass removes his ticket book from the box mounted on the rear of his bicycle. On his left hip is the traditional collapsible metal baton carried by Japanese police.

Thanks again to the "rusty sign" gradient for the funky tinting on this b&w rendition.

Original photo is <here>