Tim Roufa
expertise
Criminology
currently
Chief Technology Officer
education
Florida State University
Highlights
  • Certified general law enforcement, firearms, first aid, vehicle operations, defensive tactics, and human diversity instructor
  • Holds the rank of Major and Chief Technology Officer for the largest statewide law enforcement agency in Florida
  • Served as an Assistant Chief Training Officer and a police academy instructor
Experience

Tim is a former writer for The Balance Careers covering criminology. He contributed his law enforcement expertise through over 200 written articles over more than five years.

In his more than 14 years of law enforcement, training, and management experience, Tim has worked closely with all facets of the criminal justice system.

He has held several different positions as he increased in rank, having served as a road patrol officer, Traffic Homicide Investigator, first-line field supervisor, and manager of supervisory personnel.

He is an instructor certified in firearms, first aid, defensive tactics, human diversity, and driving skills.

Roufa has also served as the recruitment coordinator for his agency, gaining firsthand knowledge of the hiring practices and recruiting techniques of police agencies across the United States.