Experience

A nationally recognized expert in high-risk security and human resources, Mr. 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. Following his law enforcement career, Mr. Dimoff founded SACS Consulting and Training Center, focusing on human resources, management training, security, corporate investigations and high-risk workplace issues. Through associations with the FBI and the Secret Service, Mr. Dimoff works to deter traditional crime as well as cybercrime. He has developed several corporate training programs, including those concerning workplace violence, sexual harassment and self-defense. In addition to dozens of security-related articles for major newspapers and magazines, Mr. Dimoff has authored several books and provided commentary for TV, radio, Internet and print media worldwide. He also has an extensive public speaking background. Mr. Dimoff serves as an expert witness for a wide range of security, law enforcement and employee issues for both defendants and plaintiffs.

Credentials

  • Internationally Certified Protection Professional (CPP)
  • Licensed Private Investigator, Ohio
  • Certified A.L.I.C.E (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate) Instructor
  • Certified State of Ohio School Commander
    • Law Enforcement, 2005 o Private Security, 2002 o Corrections, 2001
    • Jailer Programs, 2009
  • Certified Instructor and Expert, Law Enforcement and Private Security Training and Procedures, State of Ohio, 2002 – Present
  • Certified Instructor, Self-Defense, Mechanics of Arrest and Use of Force in Law Enforcement, State of Ohio, 2002 – Present
  • BA, Sociology, Emphasis in Criminology, Denison University, 1977

Affiliations/Awards

  • Technical Advisory Service for Attorneys, Registered National Expert
  • American Society for Industrial Security
    • Executive Board Member, 1993 – Present
    • Board Member and Chairperson, 2006 – 2012
  • InfraGard Association — Joint Professional Organization Between FBI and Security Professionals, 2010 – Present
  • Northern Ohio Information Technology Roundtable (NOITR), Joint Professional Organization Between the Secret Service and IT Security Professionals, Member, 2017 – Present
  • Ohio Association of Security Investigators and Investigative Services (OASIS), Member
  • National Council of Investigation and Security Services (NCISS), Member
  • The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Ohio Chapter Member, National Member
  • American Society of Law Enforcement Trainers, Member
  • Ohio’s Top Police Officer, State of Ohio Distinguished Law Enforcement Service Award, 1989
  • International Narcotics Special Award of Honor, International Narcotic Enforcement Officers Association in Montreal, Canada, 1991
  • Safety Citizen Of The Year Award, Summit County Safety Council, 1993
  • Best Speaker in Northeast Ohio, Inside Business Magazine, 2011

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