Tim is a retired Law Enforcement Officer, where he served with a SW Ohio Police Department as the Asst. Chief. He was also assigned to the Hamilton County Police Association SWAT Team where he served for 3 decades retiring as the Field Commander. Tim still teaches in the Ohio Peace Officer Academies. He holds instructor certifications for Semi-Auto Handgun, Revolver, Shotgun, Tactical Rifle, Straight Baton, Impact Weapon and Edged Weapon Defense, Building Search, Active Killer, Critical Injury and Use of Force and is still attending school(s) to stay current on skills.