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.

05/09/2017 | News5 | Top 10 Things That Make Your Northeast Ohio Vehicle a Vandalism Target

"Small crime can be related to a lot of the drug an alcohol epidemic that's taking place," Dimoff said. "In almost 80 to 90 percent of the vandalism cases, the people will say they had valuables in plain sight and they left the car unlocked."

05/02/2017| News5 | 'All clear' Given at Cleveland Hopkins Airport After Bomb Squad Responds

"I’d have to give them a B+,” Dimoff said. “They responded. They didn’t shut down everything and cause a major problem, but on the other end they respected the fact that it could be something and they needed to figure out what it was. They brought the dog in. They brought the experts in.”

05/01/2017| California Lawyer | The 6 Biggest Hidden Security Risks Threatening Your Business

“Every business today, no matter its size or type, faces very real security risks. Risks that can cost you time, money and even legal problems.” 

04/24/2017| News5 | New Security Measures at Cedar Point for 2017 Season

“Anytime you outwardly display security or that you are engaging and embracing security you will reduce the likelihood of an incident happening.” Dimoff said.

04/06/2017| Akron Beacon Journal/Ohio.com |Prosecutor: ‘Inappropriate to Draw Conclusions’ in Death of Township Trustee Bryon Macron, Who Was Stabbed and Slashed

“Any time you have an aggressive attack that involves an edged weapon like a knife, obviously the person attacking is trying to cut and stab and kill someone,” Dimoff said.

04/04/2017| Cleveland.com | Recent String of Violent Cleveland-Area Robberies Mimic Hollywood Heists

Security expert, Akron-based Timothy Dimoff, said the takeover-style robbers use fear to make bank employees move quicker.

"They want to get in, get a chunk of money, and make it fast and furious," Dimoff said.  

03/06/2017| News5 | Serial Burglary Suspect Captured After Canal Fulton Police Place GPS Tracking Device on Car

Police procedure expert Tim Dimoff told News 5 that hiding a tracking device on a car requires either permission from the owner or a search warrant signed by a judge.

02/21/2017| Cleveland19News | How to Pick a Safe Summer Camp for Your Kids

Dimoff says to make sure the camp does thorough background checks on their staff, search the internet for any comments or information anyone may have posted on the camp and ask questions like, how long have members of their staff have been with the camp? Having long time employees tells you something about the level of commitment on the part of the staff - and may give you an idea of how well run the camp is.

02/14/2017| Cleveland19News | 3 Things to do to Stay Safe During a Bank Robbery

1. Freeze. Don't move or do anything to spook the robbers.

2. Comply. Protect yourself by doing everything the robbers say.

3. Observe. Help investigators by using your eyes and ears to notice everything.

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.