Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief Responds to Report on Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooting

(Fort Lauderale) August 18, 2017

The January 6, 2017 shooting at Fort Lauderdale airport which resulted in 5 deaths was recently investigated by an independent consultant. Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief  was joined by Commissioners Steve Geller, Chip LaMarca, and Michael Udine along with Broward County Administrator Bertha Henry, Aviation Director & CEO Mark Gale and Broward Sheriff Scott Israel at a news conference that released the report and addressed its conclusions.

The report is available for viewing and download here.

The main points of the report include the response by law enforcement officials and subsequent security measures that were taken by local authorities.

The press conference, with video below, addressed many questions surrounding the tragedy including the relationship between TSA and the Broward County Sheriff’s office.

Interestingly, there are no redactions by Broward County authorities and it was released to the public in its entirety.

The Video of the Press Conference