The city of Matsudo has been attracting attention for gamely exploiting the moe power of cute policewomen to dissuade young people from dying in traffic accidents or committing horrible crimes.
The local government explains that their choice of a moe policewoman is intended to raise traffic safety awareness amongst young people, who make up a large proportion of bicyclists:
Ami Kanbe: “I don’t want to see any sad things!” – “Stop! Bicycle accidents”
Specific instructions as to how to accomplish this appear to be felt unnecessary.
One of their other efforts, apparently directed at using the charms of a mahou shoujo policewoman to persuade youthful criminals not to commit crime on the city’s monthly “Zero Crime Day”:
“Stop the crime!”