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FT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – Broward County’s public schools’ new safety chief will be officially introduced on Friday.

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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.

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Katz’s hiring came with controversy.

Some questioned his experience, while others asked why more people weren’t interviewed for the position.

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Katz, a graduate of the University of Miami, has worked for Google and the State Department.