FT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – Broward County’s public schools’ new safety chief will be officially introduced on Friday.READ MORE: 2 Doral Police Officers Injured In Shooting Near Miami-Dade Police Headquarters; Suspect Killed ID'd By Police
Last month the school boarded approved Superintendent Robert Runcie’s appointee Brian Katz.
His official job title is Chief of Safety, Security, and Emergency Preparedness.READ MORE: Shot Doral Police Officer In Serious But Stable Condition, Second Officer Recovering
Katz’s hiring came with controversy.
Some questioned his experience, while others asked why more people weren’t interviewed for the position.MORE NEWS: South Florida PBA Union President Steadman Stahl On Stress Of Being A Police Officer
Katz, a graduate of the University of Miami, has worked for Google and the State Department.