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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.

5/21/2018 | WWL-FM | What Can be Done to Make Schools Safer

Solution to the problem isn't the weapons, NRA debate ... we are failing to stop it at the door with proper physical security, monitoring social media channels and getting mentally ill people the help they need.

5/4/2018 | WKYC3 | Private Investigator Tim Dimoff Talks About Taylor Robinson Murder Case

"We've narrowed it [suspects] down to potentially two different people...there are other people out there that know something that can fill in the missing pieces...sometimes time eases the stress for these people to come forward."

4/29/2018 | The Business Journal |Businesses Armed with Prevention at Active Shooter Conference

More needs to be done to identify and intervene early, Dimoff urged. From reviewing nearly 400 active shooters, one common denominator he discovered is they often signal their intentions.

“We’ve got 95% of the shooters telling people – friends, students, co-workers, parents what they’re feeling and what they want to do and how they’re going to do it,” he said.

2/23/2018 | WWL-FM | How Can We Make Our Schools Safe

I hate to see the this tragedy [Lakeland Fl school shooting] turned into a gun issue only. Violence must be stopped at the door... Feds must share info with the local police if they aren't going to follow up on the tips.

2/19/2018 | News5 | Spike in Armed Robberies at Stores, Restaurants Across Cleveland Raise Concerns Among City Leaders

Major corporations like Subway and Family Dollar can make security improvements by keeping front windows free of numerous advertisements and promotions.

Dimoff said limiting cash in registers would also make a difference, along with posting signs that there is limited cash on hand.

12/018/2017 | News5 | Mogadore Identity Theft Victim Battles Huntington Bank for Refund 

A PIN can be stolen by a camera on a skimmer.

"They put a little, miniature camera that's battery-operated, so that camera, you put the card in and it's copying the card information, and the little camera is capturing you punching the numbers in," Dimoff said.

12/015/2017 | CatherineBosley.com | You're On Camera - Like it or Not

"There's no privacy on the outside, once you leave your home... anything that happens in public is no longer private". Timothy Dimoff

12/02/2017 | News5 | Car Thieves Use Technology to Steal Cars with Key Fobs and 'Push to Start'

"Everybody should be made aware that if you do have a fob, it can be copied, regenerated and utilized," said Dimoff.

"What you're doing is taking the key signal, boosting it, and sending it to another booster.  That booster then works on the car."

11/08/2017 | Cleveland19News | Amazon Key Now Available in Cleveland

However, Dimoff said he's hopeful for a few reasons, including the Cloud Cam Amazon uses with the system.

"I think the fact that they're monitoring it with a camera, that's the whole difference. If they were doing this without that camera monitoring, then I would tell you this is a very unsafe direction to go," he said.

10/05/2017 | News5 | Surge in Security at Indians Playoff Game Following Mass Shooting in Las Vegas

Dimoff says Sunday’s mass shooting changed everything. When events are held at open air venues like Progressive Field, police now have to check surrounding buildings, in addition to securing the stadium itself.

“They’re going to start to monitor the buildings, who’s going in those buildings and any kind of unusual behavior such as someone on a roof, windows being opened, those types of things,” said Dimoff.

Tim is Available for Media Interviews

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