gov. Ron DeSantis will postpone the condemned Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel over the 2018 mass image, killing 17 students and teachers by a former student.
The governor is expected to publish at 3:00 am in Broward County's general security complex, in an event billed as "a government agency responsible" message.
Broward County Sheriff Office would not comment on the report.
"Sheriff Israel has not received any official word from the governor or his office for the purpose of this visit. The Sheriff remains firmly committed to continuing to serve the citizens of Broward County as well as men and women under his leadership," said Sheriff's lawyer Stuart Kaplan to CNN.
Miami Herald reports that the governor will name retired Coral Springs Police Sgt. Gregory Tony as Broward's interim sheriff.
Shortly after the February 1
According to Florida statutes, the governor has the power to postpone the sheriff for acts such as "misunderstanding" and "neglect of duty" and can fill the office with the decisive factor for the termination. The actual power to remove the sheriff from the office is in the hands of the state senate.
According to the body's website, it makes "final dispositions" about whether to resume an official or remove him from the office.
Eleven days after the massacre, more than 70 Republican representatives and Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran sent a letter to the Gov. Rick Scott asks him to postpone the sheriff for what they called their "incompetence and neglect of duty".
Several respondents Broward sheriff's deputies were observed either on camera or described as taking time to pick up and put on ballistic vests also
The Commission presented its final report to civil servants on January 2 .
CNN's Eli Watkins, Ray Sanchez and Tina Burnside contributed to this report.