Timothy Dimoff Medium Biography

Timothy DimoffTimothy A. Dimoff, CPP, Medium Biography

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

Timothy A. Dimoff, CPP, is a multi-certified, award-winning and internationally-recognized security and HR management consultant, speaker, author, media commentator and expert witness who has helped governments, communities, educational facilities, houses of worship and companies plan for and respond to disasters for over 40 years. He is president and founder of SACS Consulting & Investigative Services, Inc., a high-risk HR and security consulting and investigation firm located in Akron, OH. 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. Dimoff also played an integral role in providing security during the 2016 National Republican Convention in Cleveland, OH.

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 authored several books, including Life Rage. He has developed numerous corporate training programs, on 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.