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Timothy Dimoff

Timothy Dimoff is a speaker, author, and consultant on security, safety, and risk management topics. He has appeared in various media interviews to share his expertise and insights. Some of his media appearances include:

  1. WAKR The Ray Horner Morning Show: Talking about President Biden's Executive Order on Gun Control
  2. WTAM Wills & Snyder in the Morning: Talking about the rise in 2023 Mass Shootings
  3. NBC News: Dimoff provided expert commentary on NBC News regarding increased violence against healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  4. WWL News Radio New Orleans: The Tulsa Oklahoma Shooting and School Safety

These are just a few examples of Timothy Dimoff's media interviews. He has also been featured in national and local media outlets, such as The Canton Repository, WKYC, and Newsy.

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. He provides crime commentary and profiling analysis on national television programs and newspaper outlets. To find out more about Tim, click here.

Below is a sampling of Tim's most recent TV and radio interviews.

6/17/2024 | WAKR The Ray Horner Morning Show | Akron Ohio Mayor Cancels Junetenth Outdoor EventsWAKR

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Tim talks to Ray about the City of Akron's decision to cancel the Juneteenth outdoor events for public safety.

6/3/2024 | WTAM Wills & Snyder in the Morning | Akron Mass Shooting

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"We are imploring the community to come forward with anything regarding this terrible incident. Even a small detail can help us," said Akron Police Chief Brian Harding.

The incident occurred at a large outdoor party at Kelly and 8th avenues, where two dozen people were wounded and a 27-year-old man was killed.

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In this interview, Timothy Dimoff from SACS Consulting & Investigative Services discusses the possible contributing factors that led to this tragic shooting in Akron.

4/16/2024 | WAKR The Ray Horner Morning Show | 25th Anniversary  of  Columbine Mass Shooting and Gun Show Background Check LoopholesWAKR

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Tim talks to Ray about improvements in first responders' time on the scene since Columbine. Also a reminder that Ohio does not require a background check on the purchaser of a firearm when the seller is not a licensed dealer, which is sometimes the case at gun shows.

4/4/2024 |Mix Mornings with Matt Fantone | Solar  Eclipse  Safety

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Tim talks to Matt about being prepared on April 8, 2024. If your organization would like to know more about SACS Consulting & Investigative Services Eclipse Security Services, watch Tim's YouTube video.

3/18/2024 | WAKR The Ray Horner Morning Show | Solar  Eclipse  Security  ConcernsWAKR

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Tim talks to Ray about how personal and corporate security may be an issue on April 8, 2024. If your organization would like to know more about SACS Consulting & Investigative Services Eclipse Security Services, watch Tim's YouTube video.

2/28/2024 | WAKR The Ray Horner Morning Show | NSME Akron/Canton Event and Carjacking TipsWAKR

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Tim shares his excitement about being the NSME Akron/Canton Accent on Excellence Emcee and then segues into what to do if you are a carjacking victim.

Tim talks to Ray about access to guns, the need for federal universal background checks, and problems with the gun purchase process.

1/21/24 | NEWS 5 Cleveland | 2 Men in a Movie Theater Attempt to Groom Young Girls on TikTok

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“We got two young ladies here, and we got some creepy adults acting strange, trying to warm up to them, and you have yourself: Why would they?” said Dimoff.

12/1/2023 | WAKR The Ray Horner Morning Show | Jayland Walker Investigation Report IssuedWAKR

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Akron Chief of Police Stephen Mylett said the officers’ “use of deadly force was in compliance with the policies of the City of Akron Police Department. Once Mr. Walker discharged his weapon from his vehicle at or in the direction or in the presence of the pursuing officers, the dynamic of the routine traffic stop dramatically changed from a routine traffic stop to a significant public safety and officer safety issue,” according to the report’s executive summary. Tim lays out for Ray the entire report and justified use of force by the Akron PD.

Tim talks to Ray about access to guns, the need for federal universal background checks, and problems with the gun purchase process.

11/2/2023 | WAKR The Ray Horner Morning Show | Gun Violence and Lewiston, Maine Mass Shooting

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Tim talks to Ray about access to guns, the need for federal universal background checks, and problems with the gun purchase process.

10/16/2023 | WAKR The Ray Horner Morning Show | The Plague of Shoplifting Gangs

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"It is just out of control," said Lisa LaBruno, an official at the Retail Industry Leaders Association.

In a business.org survey of 700 small businesses last year, 54 percent reported a rise in shoplifting, and 23 percent said they were robbed daily.

Tim talks to Ray about the latest shoplifting trends and what retailers can do about it.

8/31/2023 | wkyc studios | What Not to Carry in Your Wallet

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Hollie and Joe talk with Tim Dimoff about what items you should and should not carry in your purse or wallet to protect yourself from identity theft.

8/16/2023 | WAKR The Ray Horner Morning Show | International Spying

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International Spying is something that has been going on for a long time. Tim talks to Ray about the latest news regarding China, Russian, and US tactics.

7/26/2023 | WAKR The Ray Horner Morning Show | Kidnapping Trends

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Florida police arrested an 11-year-old girl after she texted 911 to falsely report that her friend was kidnapped by an armed man driving a white van. Even though this was a fabricated story, Tim said the abduction of children and teens is a real problem in the US and the first 24 hours are crucial to locating the person.

7/10/2023 | WTAM Wills & Snyder in the Morning | Cleveland Mass Shooting

 

 

In this interview, Timothy Dimoff from SACS Consulting & Investigative Services discusses the Cleveland shooting that wounded nine individuals.

6/1/2023 | The 330 Business Connector Magazine | The Secret Side to Success


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When a company has been in business for decades, it’s easy to assume you know everything about it, especially if it has a prominent presence in the local community. However, you might be surprised at some little-known facts contributing to the company’s success and growth. SACS Consulting and Investigative Services have been in business since 1989. What started as a one-man operation now includes nearly 80 professionals helping businesses nationwide.

5/17/2023 | WAKR The Ray Horner Morning Show | Child Abduction Cases - Father and Daughter Reunited after 6 years

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According to the FBI, 460,000 children go missing each year. Tim spoke to Ray about a recent case where a father was awarded full custody of his daughter six years ago. His ex-wife took the child to another state. A Netflix special caused a person to report the missing child, and now the father and daughter are reunited. Tim also spoke of another case his team at SACS Consulting & Investigative Services solved regarding a missing three-year-old.

5/3/2023 | The Business Journal | A Message of Positivity

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The COVID-19 lockdowns changed people, including the way people interact with each other and the dim way they look at the world, according to Timothy Dimoff, President and CEO of SACS Consulting and Investigative Services Inc.

Dimoff was speaking Wednesday before the Mahoning Valley Safety Council.

4/26/2023 | WAKR The Ray Horner Morning Show | Fake Cop Stopping Women in Wayne County

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The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office tells residents to be aware of an individual pretending to be a law enforcement officer while making traffic stops.

Tim spoke to Ray about ways individuals can protect themselves against police imposters.

4/20/2023 | The Food Institute | Shoplifting $100B Problem for Retailers

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“There are some who feel that spending police manpower time and the courts’ time to pursue minor thefts are a waste of time and resources when there much bigger issues to deal with. This is sending the wrong message,” said Timothy Dimoff, President and CEO of SACS Consulting and Investigative Services.

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4/18/2023 | WAKR The Ray Horner Morning Show | Jayland Walker Decision by Grand Jury

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“The question for the grand jury was not whether this was a horrible tragedy, as it clearly was,” AG Yost said at a news conference after the decision was handed down. “The question the grand jury was charged with evaluating was whether the officers were justified in their actions. The grand jury – nine citizens who live in Summit County – determined that the officers were justified," stated Attorney General Dave Yost after the decision was handed down.

Tim spoke to Ray about his assessment of the Grand Jury's decision.

3/28/2023 | WTAM Wills & Snyder in the Morning | Nashville Mass Shooting

 

In this interview, Timothy Dimoff from SACS Consulting & Investigative Services discusses the possible contributing factors that led to this tragic shooting in Nashville.

3/21/2023 | WAKR The Ray Horner Morning Show | President Biden's Executive Order on Gun Control

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Please click on the above logo to hear the entire interview. On March 14, 2023, President Biden announced an Executive Order to increase the number of background checks conducted before firearm sales, moving the U.S. as close to universal background checks as possible without additional legislation. The Executive Order will also keep more guns out of dangerous hands by increasing the effective use of “red flag” laws; President Biden is also encouraging the Federal Trade Commission to issue a public report analyzing how gun manufacturers market firearms to minors. Tim spoke to Ray about his assessment of this Executive Order.

2/24/2023 | WTAM Wills & Snyder in the Morning | 2023 Mass Shootings

 

 

In this interview, Timothy Dimoff from SACS Consulting & Investigative Services talks about the number of mass shootings that have already occurred in 2023 and the importance of speaking up when you hear about a shooter's intention to hurt others.

1/24/2023 | WAKR The Ray Horner Morning Show | January Mass Shootings

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In January, there were 38 mass shootings. Tim spoke to Ray about his assessment of why they are up and what, if anything, can be done about them. Click on the logo above to hear the entire interview.

1/5/2023 | WAKR The Ray Horner Morning Show | National Slavery & Human Trafficking Prevention Month

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This month marks National Slavery & Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Tim spoke to Ray about why Ohio has such a high incidence of slavery and human trafficking and what parents and others can do to prevent it.

11/13/2022 | 13abc Toledo | Toledo Police Shooting

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You will need to have a Facebook account to access this interview. Please click on the logo to go to the interview. Tim discusses a police shooting that involved two victims of the alleged shooter and how police used their protocol in this instance.

11/3/2022 | WAKR The Ray Horner Morning Show | Alleged Names of Police Officers associated with Jayland Walker Murder Released

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Names purportedly belonging to the eight Akron officers in the fatal shooting of Jayland Walker have been on flyers stapled to telephone poles in West Akron and on social media. The chief of police will neither confirm nor deny them as accurate.

Tim talks to Ray about the risks of releasing these names before charges are levied and reminds Ray's radio audience that the Ohio Attorney General is running the investigation.

8/22/2022 | NEWS 5 Cleveland | What You Should Do in a Carjacking

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"Throw the keys down, turn around and get out of there, " stated Tim Dimoff in this interview.

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8/18/2022 | AXIOS Denver | What a grand jury means for the LoDo police shooting

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"Utilizing grand juries has become a stronger way to go," national police procedures expert Timothy Dimoff says.

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8/16/2022 | WTOL 11 Toledo | Cleveland Guardians' prospect reports extortionist plot to police


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"Most of the people behind this are overseas in the Eastern Bloc - Romania and Russia. It's a full-time job for them over there. They get up in the morning and do it all day," Tim Dimoff, the founder of SACS Consulting & Investigative Services, Inc., said.

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7/14/2022 | Dan Abrams Live | Akron Police Officers Taking Name Badges Off Due to Jayland Walker Death

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Tim talks to Dan Abrams about the Jayland Walker shooting in Akron, Ohio, and why Akron Police Officers are taking their name badges off due to the threats to officers.   Click here to access the entire interview.

6/2/2022 | WWL News Radio New Orleans | Tulsa Oklahoma Shooting and School Safety

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Please click on the logo above to access the interview with Tim Dimoff about the hospital shooting and ideas to secure all schools in the United States.

4/8/2022 | Success is a Choice Podcast | Security and Workplace

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In this podcast (click on Tim's picture to hear it), he discusses:
  • Being selected to provide security for the 2016 Republican National Convention
  • Addressing school shooting situations
  • How to organize and run events safely
  • Safety and security in organizations and businesses

1/13/2022 | WTAM Geraldo in Cleveland | Carjackings on the Rise

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In this interview, Timothy Dimoff from SACS Consulting & Investigative Services talked to Geraldo Rivera about the rising national carjacking trends. Click on the graphic above to access the interview.

5/4/2021 | Akron Life Magazine | Profile on Tim Dimoff

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4/16/2021 | WTVG 13 Action News | More Workplace Violence Expected

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“People have been cooped up, locked up, lots of anxiety, depression, aggression buildup," stated Timothy Dimoff from SACS Consulting & Investigative Services.

3/28/2021 | The EasyPrey Podcast with Chris Parker | Workplace Bullying

 

Please click on the photo above to access the interview. Tim Dimoff, President of SACS Consulting and Investigative Services, Inc., talks about workplace bullying and what to do about it. For more information, please request our FREE ebook.

2/8/2021 | Newsy | How to Secure the U.S. Capitol without a Fence

In this interview, Timothy Dimoff from SACS Consulting & Investigative Services, along with three other national security experts, shared how to improve security outside and inside the U.S. Capitol.

Tim is Available for Media Interviews

Please feel free to call 330-730-3524 (24/7) or email Tim at [email protected] if you would like to schedule a time for him to interview with your TV, radio, newspaper, or magazine reporter. Tim welcomes opportunities to be on podcasts as well.