In his own words: Chambersburg Police Chief Ron Camacho discusses hot-button issues this Tuesday

CHAMBERSBURG– In an ever-changing landscape of diversity inclusion, mental health issues, Black Lives Matter and protests of all sorts throughout the country, it’s tougher than ever to be a man or woman in blue.

From defund the police to the Minneapolis trial, what can we do and what can be done moving forward in this country? For those of us with children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews, what world are we leaving them?

News Talk 103.7FM will sit down with Chambersburg Police Chief Ron Camacho on Tuesday morning for a frank, in-depth discussion on topics ranging from weapons on a police force, to how to handle protests, and how do police officers address mental health issues?

There is no agenda. There will be no editor or reporter. The questions will be asked to the Chief and he will answer in his own words. And you can hear it on News Talk 103.7FM in his tone and language what it means to be part of the Chambersburg Police Department.

With examples from his 24 years of experience, Chief Camacho will give listeners a first-hand idea of what it’s like to be a person in uniform in this country today.

He’ll also discuss what’s being done right here in our backyard to keep the community and police department connected, working together and evolving for the better.

Chief Camacho has successfully trained all patrol ranks, from corporals to captains, on leadership, supervision, discipline, team building, policy development and mentoring. He has experience working at the municipal level; he retired as the Patrol Operations Captain with the York City (PA) Police Department.

Chief Camacho also worked as the Patrol Commander for the Old Dominion (VA) University Police Department. Chief Camacho spent time as an international police trainer in Afghanistan and Mexico, where he developed and taught courses for patrol officers and sergeants on command leadership and tactical operations. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, 239th session. 

In the Chief’s interview, you’ll get a feel for the serious issues facing this country today and you’ll come away with a whole lot of hope. Don’t miss it.