Toronto police chief Mark Saunders is visibly tired. It is Friday afternoon, and he’s been conducting year-end media interviews much of the day.
He pulls up a chair to a coffee table inside his spacious office at Toronto police headquarters — a book of New York artist Jean-Michel Basquiat’s work tossed on the table — and takes off his glasses to rub his eyes. He wouldn’t be taking any time off in the week leading up to Christmas, he says. “I’ve got stuff to do.”