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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.

12/12/2018 | KFVS12News | Social Media, Public Tips Become Powerful Tools for Law Enforcement Trying to Stop Terrorists

“A lot of people share stuff on social media, and that includes criminals and terrorists, and they share things - they may not share the big things - but they share enough of the little things though that they are doing or planning or talking or thinking about, and those little things are like pieces in the puzzle - maybe small pieces, but when you start to put them together, they start to tell a story.”

12/7/2018 | Cleveland19News | Security Expert Says Working Street Lights Could Have Helped Prevent Theft from the Boys and Girls Club

“Lights and bright lights are one of the most effective deterrents of crime,” Dimoff said.

11/14/2018 | News5Cleveland | Ohio House Passes Controversial Changes to State's Deadly Force Laws

“We think retreat is a weakness to the self-defense and can send the wrong message to the aggressor,” Dimoff said.

Dimoff also added that in his research, deadly force is rarely used. “The majority of cases — and I would call that over 90 percent of cases — the person has removed and exposed their firearm and in those cases that was the end of the aggression,” Dimoff said.

11/8/2018 | WKYC3| Preparing Yourself for Emergency Situations

“The biggest problem we have is, everybody goes for the familiarity and that would be the front door exits,” says Dimoff. He says you should walk around before even sitting down at a bar or restaurant to find out how many exits there are and where they are.

10/31/2018 | News5Cleveland | Security Breaches at Airport? City Won't Say Citing "Security" Concerns

"It's very important that security procedures have no exception," said Dimoff, "and any time you have an exception, you open the door for additional exceptions to happen."

10/31/2018 | News5Cleveland |Limited Safeguards to Stop Duped Residents from Sending Money to Con Artists Overseas

Dimoff says if a customer wants to take out a loan or send money, those businesses have to let you do it. He says that means the best way to stop scams is to make sure enough people know how common they are.

10/25/2018 | News5Cleveland | Local Security Expert Talks About Mail Bomb Case

Dimoff, who owns SACS Consulting and Investigative Services, said it's an "investigator's dream" that the devices and packages are still intact, making potential DNA evidence easier to find.

9/6/2018 | Cleveland19News | Confronting Active Shooters Key to Collective Survival -- What You Need to Know

No two active shooter situations are going to be the same, but research now shows, Dimoff says, that hiding or taking cover may not be your best option.

8/1/2018 | Cleveland19News | Sexploitation Scam Startles People After Stolen Passwords Appear on Emails

"It's really electronic blackmail," cybersecurity expert Tim Dimoff said. "This is a very well-structured blackmail. Boy, it looks believable."

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.

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.