Tim is a Safety & Security Specialist presenting thirty years experience and service. Tim achieved his experience as a United States Air Force Veteran and retired Law Enforcement Officer. After leaving the military he received his degree in Applied Police Sciences & Criminal Law. In 1993 Tim received his certification from the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy and after 20 years of service he retired.
During his tenure Tim worked with various task force criminal interdiction teams. Tim also acquired experience in many fields as a field training officer, hostage negotiator, high profile asset protection teams, critical incident team, investigations, patrol, community relations and defensive tactics instructor. Tim earned state certifications as a train the trainer in crime prevention, personal safety, business security and safe school programs.
After retirement Tim created Cannabis Safety First (CSF) and began legislative work, consulting services, safety packaging, facility security, safety training programs, regulatory compliance and educational awareness programs in the cannabis and hemp industries.
Tim participated in the creation and implementation of Ohio HB523, Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Control Program and SB57 Ohio’s Hemp Program. CSF is a recognized safety training, security systems provider and consultant in the midwest cannabis & hemp arenas working with a multitude of licensed companies, community associations, industry advocates and state legislators.