Trying to understand 警視庁

What exactly is a “Metropolitan Police Department”?
Is it just Tokyo’s Police Department, or does every city/prefecture have its own “Metropolitan Police Department”?

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Strictly speaking, in Japan, only Tokyo is classified as a “metropolis.” So that’s why the word metropolitan can be thought of as singling out Tokyo. But 警視庁 is just the name of Tokyo’s police department.

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On the same token, there is a “Metropolitan Police Service” in the UK but it also only refers to the force in the capital.

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