Timothy Dimoff | National Expert

Timothy Dimoff | National Expert

As a former award-winning narcotics detective and SWAT team member, Timothy Dimoff utilized his vast law enforcement experience when founding SACS Consulting and Investigative Services, Inc. 25 years ago. 

Timothy Dimoff is a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) through the American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS).  This is a designation that is recognized worldwide as the highest achievement accorded to a security practitioner. He is also a  TASA Group registered legal expert in human resources, management training, police and corporate security procedures.

He is recognized in the United States and Canada as an expert on violent behavior and criminal investigation, and provides crime commentary and profiling analysis on national television programs and newspaper outlets. To find out more about Tim, click here

Below is a sample of Timothy Dimoff's most recent interviews as a national expert to various news outlets.

09/17/2017 | Cleveland Patch | Family Remembers Man Killed By Stow Police, Says Death was Avoidable

"Shut the door and let him stay in the cruiser until you have some safe assistance," said Timothy Dimoff, a former SWAT officer who regularly testifies as an expert witness in court cases. "When you're involved with the mentally disturbed, you need to have other officers there before you continue."

09/11/2017 | Experts.com| Medical Marijuana Concerns for Employers

Medical marijuana is now legal in many states and many other states are considering legalizing it. This creates a host of issues and questions, legal and otherwise, that employers must address.

08/29/2017 | Cleveland19News| Akron Police Avoid Specifics Regarding Teen Who Killed Himself in Cop Car; Cleveland 19 Pursuing Answers

“Pat downs are not the easiest thing to do, they're not the most efficient thing, 100% efficiency, so it's not a surprise to me that we have instances periodically where a weapon is found later on,” said Dimoff.  “Short of a strip search you've got no 100% guarantee of finding anything.”

08/08/2017 | 21WJMJNews| Former Tim Ryan Office Employee Fired Amid Investigation

An Akron area security expert believes authorities are likely digging into what files they could have accessed. "It's crucial to know currently if any of those devices have information on it," said Tim Dimoff, SACS Security. Dimoff believes authorities will have to re-trace the steps of the subjects under investigation to determine if any possible criminal activity took place.

07/24/2017 | WKNB FirstNews | ‘He’s the Only Thing Moving:’ High-Security Set for Trump Visit

Trump’s visit will also mean delays for the area. Drivers will be detoured from routes the president will travel throughout the day. “So the restriction is wherever he goes, nobody else goes,” Dimoff said. “He’s the only thing moving.”

07/24/2017 | News5 | Medina County Sheriff's Office: No Other Person Other Than Bryon Macron was Involved in His Death

Dimoff said he is familiar with the Macron family and what they think about the investigation. "The family just doesn't believe he would commit suicide," he said.  He said he agreed months ago when information was first released. But after seeing the new details released Monday he's changed his mind.

07/18/2017 | Akron Beacon Journal/Ohio.com | Akron-Area Churches Taking Steps to Heighten Security; Event Being Offered to Teach Faith Leaders More About Reacting in a Crisis

“We’re seeing more and more houses of worship of different faiths being targeted,” said Dimoff, a former Akron officer. “They have a very open atmosphere. They offer accessibility to get into buildings and events. And, this has not traditionally been limited or with a strong security presence.”

07/07/2017 | Fox8News | When it Comes to Medical Marijuana Applications in Ohio, the Best Plans Win

Dimoff says three years ago he was opposed to medical marijuana but after studying it in detail he strongly believes it may not only help some patients but it may also ease problems with opioid addiction that are plaguing the state.

06/19/2017 | Cleveland19News | Tips to Protect Yourself in a Parking Garage

Dimoff says if you can, it's safer to park on an open parking lot. If you need to park in a ramp, be sure to check out your surroundings.

"They should be looking around, 360 degrees the whole time that they are walking, instead of walking in a tunnel, they almost on purpose narrow their vision down, which makes them very attractive as a victim," added Dimoff.

05/25/2017 | News5 | Cell Phones Are Taken Away at Some Cleveland Concert Venues, So What Happens During an Emergency?

Tim Dimoff, a security expert and analyst, said the cell phone ban is fine in places with good security. However, venues that prohibit cell phones but don't have good security pose a risk.

Tim is Available for Media Interviews

Please feel free to call 330-730-3524 or email Tim at tim@timothydimoff.com if you would like to schedule a time for him to interview with your TV, Radio or Newspaper reporter. He is available 24/7.