[photo, Timothy K. Cameron, Sheriff, St. Mary's County, Maryland] TIMOTHY K. CAMERON, Sheriff (Republican)

Sheriff, St. Mary's County, since December 4, 2006.

Member, Drug and Alcohol Abuse Council, St. Mary's County, 2006-; Family Violence Coordinating Council, St. Mary's County, 2006-. Board of Directors, Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy, 2006-. Member, Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team, St. Mary's County, 2007-; Emergency Management Advisory Council, 2008-10. Member, Correctional Training Commission, 2011-12; Police Training Commission, 2011-12; Governor's Heroin and Opioid Emergency Task Force, 2015; Emergency Management Advisory Council, 2015-.

Corporal, 1988-97, and Sergeant, 1997-2000, Patrol Division, Sheriff's Office, St. Mary's County. Dive Rescue Team, 1989-99, and Emergency Services/SWAT Team, 1995-2004, Sheriff's Office, St. Mary's County. Commander, Special Operations Division, 2000-03, and Corrections Division, 2003-05, Sheriff's Office, St. Mary's County.

Director of Public Safety, St. Mary's County, 2005-06.

Born in 1962. Attended Bishop McNamara High School, Forestville, Maryland; College of Southern Maryland (criminal justice program); The Johns Hopkins University, B.S. (management), 2006, M.S. (management), 2007. President, Maryland Sheriffs' Association, 2011-12, 2016- (member, 2006-; 1st vice-president, 2010-11, 2015-16; 3rd vice-president, 2014-15). Executive Board, Maryland Sheriffs' Institute, 2007-08. Member, International Association of Chiefs of Police; National Sheriffs Association; National Tactical Officers Association; National Defense Industrial Association; American Corrections Association; American Jail Association; American Sniper Association; F.B.I. Law Enforcement Executive Development Association. Member, Maryland Correctional Administrators Association; Maryland Chiefs of Police Association; Lodge no. 7, Great Mills, Maryland Fraternal Order of Police; National Rifle Association. Founding member, Blue Knights Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club. Amole Bishop Award - Republican Man of the Year, St. Mary's County Republicans, 2007. Security Intergraton Award, Office of Governor, 2008. Outstanding First Responder Award, St. Mary's County Chapter, National Alliance on Mental Health, 2010. Service Above Self Award, Lexington Park Rotary Club, 2010. Public Servant Award, St. Mary's Chamber of Commerce, 2011. Married, two children.

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