Tim Dimoff Long Biography

Timothy A. Dimoff, CPP - Long Biography

Founder/President, SACS Consulting & Investigative Services, Inc.

Timothy A. Dimoff, CPP, is president of SACS Consulting & Investigative Services, Inc., a high-risk HR and security consulting and investigation firm located in Akron, OH.  A nationally recognized expert in high-risk security and human resources, he is a sought-after consultant, speaker, media commentator and expert witness, Dimoff has more than 40 years of experience in law enforcement, corporate security and consulting. He served as a detective in the Akron, Ohio Police Department and on a federal law enforcement task force. He was named Ohio’s Top Police Officer, a State of Ohio Distinguished Law Enforcement Service Award in 1989, and he was awarded the International Narcotics Special Award of Honor from the International Narcotic Enforcement Officers Association in 1991. Following his impressive law enforcement career, Dimoff founded SACS Consulting & Investigative Services and the SACS Consulting Training Center, focusing on human resources, management training, security, corporate investigations and high-risk workplace issues.

Dimoff is an internationally board Certified Protection Professional (CPP); a registered national security and human resources expert with the Technical Advisory Service for Attorneys (TASA); a member of the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS); a member of InfraGard, a joint professional organization between the FBI and security professionals to work collectively against crime, terrorism and to improve educational abilities and knowledge for the private sector; a member of The National Council of Investigation & Security Services (NCISS); a member of the Ohio Association of Security & Investigative Services (OASIS); and a nationally certified ALICE (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate) training instructor.

Dimoff has provided security and consulting services to corporations, educational facilities, non-profit and social service organizations, houses of worship, and many others. Additionally, he played an integral role in providing security during the 2016 National Republican Convention in Cleveland, OH.

Dimoff has authored several books, including the popular Life Rage. He has developed numerous corporate training programs, including those concerning workplace violence, active shooter, sexual harassment and self-defense and been featured in dozens of security-related articles for major newspapers and magazines. Dimoff has provided commentary for TV, radio, Internet and print media worldwide, including Dateline NBC and CNN, and in major newspapers including The Chicago Tribune, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal.

In addition to his extensive public speaking background, Dimoff serves as an expert witness throughout the United States for a wide range of security, law enforcement and employee issues for both defendants and plaintiffs. He holds a B.S. in Sociology, with an emphasis in criminology, from Dennison University.

Areas of Expertise:

Law Enforcement and Private Security — Law Enforcement Training and Procedures; Private Security Procedures; Law Enforcement Use of Force; Vehicle Pursuit Procedures; Narcotics Investigations and Enforcement; Traffic Enforcement Procedures; Investigation Procedures; Alternative Weapon Use; Crime Prevention

Corporate Security and Human Resources — Hiring and Firing Issues; Labor Disputes; Drug Testing and Substance Abuse; Theft and Internal Investigations; FMLA and Discrimination; Policies and Procedures; Sexual Harassment; Active Shooter; Workplace Violence and Bullying; Security Assessments and Vulnerability Issues; Workers Compensation Disputes