Stephen Sadler served with the Toronto Police Service for 30 years, retiring as the Sergeant in Charge of one of the two CBRNE teams in Toronto. Over the years, he was involved in a variety of investigative and tactical roles, and taught extensively in Search and Rescue, Public Order and Crowd Management, and Emergency Management programs. Stephen served a year-long tour in Afghanistan, working with EUPOL as a mentor and adviser for the Commanding General in charge of policing for the province of Badakshan. He retired to the corporate sector in 2018, as the Manager for Corporate Security for the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation.
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It is now 11 years since I served in Afghanistan, and almost a year since those who helped us were abandoned to the increasing brutality of Taliban rule, it's time the govt cut the red tape and made good on its promises.
As a former police trainer in Afghanistan, I heard from one of my interpreters who was in dire and immediate fear for his life. Canada has forsaken its duty to protect those who had helped us at great personal risk to themselves and their families.