- “As a chief, I'm very proud of you all! ”
- ―Daichi Tachibana
Daichi Tachibana [Jpn: 大地橘] is the Chief of Newlands Police Department.
Daichi is a japanese man of 48 years that transferred assign from Tokyo Police Department in Japan to Newlands Police Department 10 years ago as a Chief with his daughter, Kiyoko Tachibana, now a Comissioner in Newlands PD. He had a dark purple eye and spike hair with the same color which usually combed forward. He sports a typical Chief of Police uniform which consists of a dark black coat with badge aplenty, stars on the shoulders, and two pockets at the front as well as a black office skirt.
In the opening of ScatteredHope's series, the player arrived at the Newlands Police Headquarters, with Chief Daichi Tachibana, delighted and excited to have the player in his team, warmly welcoming the player to the Newlands Police Force right after introducing himself. He then confirmed that Junior Officer Arthur Flynn and his daughter, Comissioner Kiyoko were assigned to be the player's partners in their investigations. As Kiyoko was currently on an anger management course, Daichi first introduced the newly recruited Arthur to the player. Arthur then takes the player to the Village near the forest, his favorite place to spent his holiday.
As the Chief of the Newlands Police Department, Daichi will require the player to get reports from three teammates before she can let the player advance to the next cases of Newlands.
As one of the main characters and the Chief of the Newlands PD, Daichi appears in every single case of Newlands but in certain circumstances, he won't make an appearance in the beginning of certain cases to stimulate the player and their applicable police partners taking an initiative to launch a murder investigation without Chief Tachibana ordering so.