Meet the Owner 

Tim Smith, Owner

Maryland State Police Licensed Private Detective


Major Tim Smith (Retired, USAR) has over 36 years of civilian and military law enforcement experience. He is currently a Department of Defense Civilian employee, Owner of Smith Investigative Agency, Licensed Private Detective, Anti-Terrorism Accreditation Board Certified Antiterrorism Specialist (CAS), Certified Underwater Investigator, ASHI Certified First Aid/CPR/AED/Wilderness First Aid Instructor Trainer, SDI Certified SCUBA Instructor and FAA Licensed Commercial Helicopter Pilot.


MAJ Smith's former positions included Ohio Deputy Sheriff, Certified National Tactical Officers Association Immediate Deployment Instructor (Active Shooter Response Instructor), Sheriff’s Office Dive team trainer, Sheriff’s Office Community Policing Coordinator, U.S Army Military Police Officer, U.S Army Helicopter Pilot, U.S Army Intelligence Officer, U.S Army Counterintelligence Special Agent, Physical Security Officer, U.S Army Antiterrorism Officer, Volunteer Fire Fighter and U.S. Coast Guard Port Security Officer.


His training and experience includes criminal investigations, community policing operations, problem solving, underwater evidence recovery, active shooter response instruction, antiterrorism advisor, project management, case management, security management, physical security, critical infrastructure protection, consulting, information security, intelligence collection, analysis, production and dissemination, counterintelligence, surveillance, counter-surveillance, aerial observation, port security and broadcast engineering.


- Memberships -

  • Fraternal Order of Police

  • ASIS International

  • National Sheriff's Association

  • Global Society of Homeland and National Security Professionals

  • The Anti-Terrorism Accreditation Board 

  • Maryland Investigators and Security Association

  • International Association of Dive Rescue Specialist

  • Retired Military Police Officers Association

  • Society of Broadcast Engineers 

Smith investigative Agency is Licensed by the Maryland State Police

1125 West St Suite 200 Annapolis, MD 21401

Tel:  (410) 826-4326

Fax: (410) 826-4314

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