State Supreme Court appoints new Security and Emergency Manager director

The Michigan Supreme Court recently announced that John Ort, who served the court for 15 years, has retired and the court has appointed Frank Mraz to become the new Security and Emergency Management director.

A member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, Mraz is the first American Indian in the post.

Mraz has been with the court since 2018, serving as the Lead Security Officer and Bailiff.

Prior to coming to the court, Mraz was a command officer with the Michigan State Police and a member of the Department for 31 years.

“Frank’s familiarity with the Supreme Court and his long and successful background in criminal justice with the State Police made this transition seamless,” said Chief Justice Bridget M. McCormack.

“Frank will continue our tradition of making the Hall of Justice both welcoming and safe.”

A resident of Holt, Mraz is a graduate of the University of South Florida with a B.A. in Social and Behavioral Science.


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