Robert C. Hutchinson is the chief of police for the Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Special Investigative Unit. Prior to joining BCPS in October 2016, he retired as a deputy special agent in charge (SAC) with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in Miami, Florida, and acting SAC for the HSI Miami Field Office from September 2015 to August 2016. He began his career as a federal agent in 1988 with the U.S. Department of the Treasury, United States Customs Service (USCS) in San Angelo, Texas. He transferred to the USCS RAC West Palm Beach, Florida, office in 1992, and to the USCS SAC Baltimore, Maryland, office in 1999. In 2001, he was promoted to supervisory special agent within the USCS Firearms and Tactical Training Division, Policy and Programs Section at Headquarters in Washington, D.C. With the creation of ICE in 2003, he became the assistant director of the ICE National Firearms and Tactical Training Unit, Policy and Programs Branch. In 2005, he was promoted to deputy director of the ICE National Incident Response Unit. In 2007, he transferred to the ICE SAC Miami, Florida, office as an assistant SAC. He is a graduate of the USCS Management Development Program and Customs Leadership Institute, received a Bachelor of Science and Master of Public Administration degrees from the University of Delaware, and a Master of Security Studies (Homeland Security) degree from the Naval Postgraduate School.