Candidate Survey: Tim Cameron for St. Mary’s County Sheriff
Office Sought and District
Sheriff of St. Mary`s County
Bachelors and Masters Degree in Management from Johns Hopkins University
FBI Command School, National Sheriff`s Institute, Executive Leaders Program at the Center for Homeland Defense and Security at the Naval Post Graduate School. Significant police leadership, supervisory development, and risk management training.
SHERIFF of St. Mary`s County
I will be running for my fourth term as SHERIFF of St. Mary`s County
Why are you running for office?
To continue leading an excellent agency of law enforcement professionals providing public safety in concert with the Citizens of St. Mary`s County.
Who do you consider your political role model, and why?
Governor Larry Hogan. Very much a man that gets things done and cares about his constituents. A true servant leader
What is your favorite book about politics and policy, and why?
Ronald Reagan in Private by Jim Kuhn. A inner glimpse of triumph, tragedy, and courage while in the White House.
What will be your top priority in elected to this position?
The Opioid crisis, Crime and the fear of crime, School safety and security, traffic safety, transnational crime, and preserving the quality of life in St. Mary`s County.
What is the biggest issue facing your county?
The use and abuse of Opioids
What is your position on taxes and spending?
I am fiscally conservative and balance spending on public safety, based on legal mandates, and the needs and desires of the community while working within the resources provided by taxpayers.
What is your position on a county tax cap?
What is your position on land use issues?
What is your position on public safety?
Good Public Safety is paramount to viable sustainable communities, and accomplished by engaging our Citizens to work in concert with it`s Police, Fire, and EMS.