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Timothy Dimoff

Tim takes many media interviews per month. He's available for TV, Radio, Print, and Podcast interviews about current events.

Below are a sampling of the interviews he has taken part in over the past two years. He is often called up due to his vast law enforcement experience and leadership at SACS Consulting and Investigative Services, Inc. since 1989.

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.

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.

10/17/2022 | WAKR The Ray Horner Morning Show | Cybersecurity Awareness Month and Traveling Abroad

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month helps individuals protect themselves online as threats to technology and confidential data become more commonplace.

Tim talks to Ray about ways to protect your business from a hack. In addition, Tim spoke to Ray about how to protect yourself when traveling abroad. Click on the logo above to hear the interview.

10/3/2022 | WAKR The Ray Horner Morning Show | Canton Officer Cleared in NYE Gunfire Case

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A grand jury has declined to file criminal charges against a Canton police officer who fatally shot a man on New Year's Day, Stark County Prosecutor Kyle Stone announced in a Wednesday press conference.

Tim talks to Ray about several reasons why this case was dismissed. Click on the logo above to hear the interview.

8/24/2022 | WAKR The Ray Horner Morning Show | Safe at Home Week

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Tim talks to Ray about several tips homeowners can implement to avoid burglaries in their homes.

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.

Click on the logo above to access the entire interview.

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.

Click on the AXIOS Denver logo above to access the entire interview.

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.

Click on the logo above to access the entire interview.

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.

6/9/2022 | WAKR The Ray Horner Morning Show | Gun Legislation, Background Checks, and Child Access Protection (CAP) Laws

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Tim talks to Ray about AK-15 and general gun legislation, background checks, and CAP laws.

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.

5/16/2022 | WTAM Wills & Snyder in the Morning | Buffalo Mass Shooting

 

 

In this interview, Timothy Dimoff from SACS Consulting & Investigative Services talks about the shooter at the TOPS grocery store in a primarily black neighborhood and how white supremacy beliefs influenced the killer's actions.

5/6/2022 | NEWS 5 Cleveland | 200 Applicants for Cleveland Community Police Commission

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Please click on the logo above to access the interview with Tim Dimoff and others.

"There's going to be apprehension and cautiousness amongst law enforcement. We need to know what their background is and what are their experience with police and law enforcement in the past and we need to know if they've had some negative encounters with police,” said Dimoff.

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

4/4/2022 | WAKR The Ray Horner Morning Show | Ester's Law

The law, which grants nursing home residents and/or resident representatives the ability to authorize and install electronic monitoring devices in resident rooms to monitor the quality of care received in the home, became effective in Ohio on March 23, 2022.  Tim Dimoff talks to Ray Horner about the origins and intentions of the law.

4/3/2022 | WTAM Wills & Snyder in the Morning | Will Smith & Chris Rock and Deshaun Watson

 

In this interview, Timothy Dimoff from SACS Consulting & Investigative Services talks about the legal aspects of Will Smith's slap across Chris Rock's face and the 22 civil lawsuits against Deshaun Watson, the Cleveland Browns new quarterback.

3/23/2022 | WAKR The Ray Horner Morning Show | Ohio's Constitutional Carry Law

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The law signed into law this week and effective June 12th will allow adults 21 or older who are legally allowed to own firearms to carry a concealed weapon without a permit, eliminating mandatory firearms training and background check requirements. Tim weighs in with Ray about the new law. Please click on the logo above to hear it.

2/28/2022 | WAKR The Ray Horner Morning Show | Catching a Killer

 

 

Tim shared with Ray how this alleged murderer from Akron, Ohio was caught a year later in Atlanta, GA.

2/25/2022 | WTAM Geraldo in Cleveland | Gun Safety with Children

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In this interview, Timothy Dimoff from SACS Consulting & Investigative Services talked to Geraldo Rivera about gun safety in the home with children and teens having access to the gun(s). Click on the graphic above to access the interview.

1/24/2022 | WAKR The Ray Horner Morning Show | Ransomware Threats

 

Tim shared with Ray how cybersecurity ransomware is a real problem and what all businesses can do to prevent being a victim of it.

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.

1/11/2022 | WTAM Wills & Snyder in the Morning | Ohio Senate & House Bills on CCW

Senate Bill 215, known as a permitless carry law, would eliminate the requirement to take a class and get a permit to legally carry concealed firearms. Instead, anyone 21 years or older who is legally allowed to own a firearm would be allowed to carry it concealed while out and about in Ohio. House Bill 227 eliminated the need for a concealed carry permit, but it also modified the rules for active military and expanded the role of local sheriff offices in issuing concealed licenses.

In this interview, Timothy Dimoff from SACS Consulting & Investigative Services talked about these two bills and the possible effect on law enforcement.

1/6/2022 | The Canton Repository | Canton Ohio New Year's Shooting

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"Once the rapid firing of a firearm started happening in the case, the officer only has milliseconds to decide what to do and to protect himself, bystanders, and others," Tim Dimoff said about the shooting.

Read more about Attorney General Dave Yost and Tim's view on the shooting as the facts stood on this date. An investigation is ongoing.

12/8/2021 | WAKR The Ray Horner Morning Show | School Shooting in Michigan

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Tim shared with Ray how the parents can be charged in this case and how Michigan and Ohio do not have Child Access Prevention laws that might have averted this tragedy.

10/19/2021 | WAKR The Ray Horner Morning Show | Ohio Missionaries Kidnapped in Haiti

 

The leader of the 400 Mawozo gang that police say is holding 17 members of a kidnapped missionary group is seen in a video released Thursday saying he will kill them if he doesn't get what he's demanding.

Tim shared with Ray the US policy about negotiating with kidnappers and why it is relevant to this situation.

10/5/2021 | wkyc studios | Keeping Safe in a Digital World

 

 

Please click on the logo above to access this interview. Tim Dimoff shares with Joe Slusarski from WKYC the many ways individuals can protect their identity when sharing on social media.

9/15/2021 | FOX 8 Ed Gallek | Bulletproofing Our Schools

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Please click on the logo above to access this interview. Security experts, including Tim Dimoff, shared with Ed Gallek the ways schools can protect their windows and doors from active shooters.

9/11/2021 | WAKR Jeanne Destro | 20th Anniversary of 9/11

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Tim Dimoff shared with Jeanne information about where he was 20 years ago and how it has changed physical assessment and company training regarding workplace vulnerabilities and training. He also talked about the importance of  A.L.i.C.E. training.

9/10/2021 | WAKR The Ray Horner Morning Show | Texas New Gun Law

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Tim shared with Ray that Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas signed a bill that allows residents to carry handguns without training or a background check and the impact to law enforcement with this new law.

7/3/2021 | WAKR Security Seminar

Tim Dimoff, President of SACS Consulting and Investigative Services, Inc. plus other security experts, presents their take on changes in security since the Derek Chavin verdict and what the public should look for in the coming year.

5/24/2021 | WAKR The Ray Horner Morning Show | New Expectations and Training of Security Officers

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Please click on the logo above to access the interview. Tim Dimoff, President of SACS Consulting and Investigative Services, Inc., talks about new standards for law enforcement and security personnel in the light of breaches of cybersecurity, AI, and using cameras to understand a situation.

5/20/2021 | FOX  8 News| $10,000 Reward for Taylor Robinson Cold Case

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Please click on the logo above to access the interview with Timothy Dimoff, President and CEO of SACS Consulting and Investigative Services, Inc. He talks about the $10,000 Reward offered by Crimestoppers of Summit County Ohio and Silent Angels regarding the murder of Taylor Robinson.

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

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Please click on the logo above to access the interview about Timothy Dimoff, President and CEO of SACS Consulting and Investigative Services, Inc. 

4/22/2021 | NEWS 5 Cleveland | Honoring Gary Frank

 

Please click on the logo above to access the interview about Gary Frank, a veteran and security officer, who protected and saved the lives of a woman and her three children during a domestic altercation.

4/21/2021 | WAKR The Ray Horner Morning Show | Derek Chauvin Trial Wrap-Up

 

Tim Dimoff, President of SACS Consulting and Investigative Services, Inc., talks about the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin and the verdict of guilty on all three charges against him in the death of George Floyd.

4/19/2021 | WTAM Wills & Snyder in the Morning | Derek Chauvin Trial and the FedEx Mass Shooting

 

In this interview, Timothy Dimoff from SACS Consulting & Investigative Services talks about the wrap-up of the trial of ex-police officer Derek Chauvin on trial for the death of George Floyd and the FedEx killing that left 8 people dead.

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.