Ms. Kaoru Sato is currently the Chief Inspector and Chief of the Second Crisis Management Section, First Security Division of the Security Bureau, of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police. Ms. Sato has been with the force for over two decades, beginning her career at the Metropolitan Police Department in April of 1995. She first worked in the Traffic Section and Community Safety Section at several Police Stations as well as in the Second Personnel Division and Traffic Administration Division at the Headquarters. Ms. Sato was promoted to Chief Inspector, Deputy Chief of the Traffic Section at the Yotsuya Police Station, on March 4th, 2013. One year later she became Company Leader of the Railway Police Unit of the Tokyo Branch. She has now held the office of Chief Inspector and Chief of the Second Crisis Management Section, First Security Division of the Security Bureau for over three years.