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 Meet the Owner 

Tim Smith, Owner

Maryland State Police Licensed Private Detective


Major Tim Smith (Retired, USAR) has over 39 years of law enforcement, investigations and security experience. He is currently a Department of Defense Civilian employee, Owner of Smith Investigative Agency, Founder and Director of The Smith Safety and Security Foundation, Founder and Station Manager of WMAM-DB, Director of Safety and Security at the First Baptist Church of Crofton, Maryland State Police Licensed Private Detective, Certified USCCA Home Defense and Firearms Instructor, Certified TASER Civilian Trainer, Certified Antiterrorism Specialist (CAS), Certified Underwater Investigator, ASHI Certified Basic First Aid/Advanced First Aid/CPR/AED/BLS/Wilderness First Aid Instructor Trainer, HSI Certified Active Violence Emergency Response Instructor (AVERT), 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, U.S. Army Collateral Duty Safety Officer, Physical Security Officer, U.S. Army Antiterrorism Officer, Volunteer Fire Fighter, Sea World Security Officer and U.S. Coast Guard Port Security Officer.


- 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 

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