NTOA’s 33rd Annual Tactical Conference & Trade Show

Louisville, Kentucky

August 14 – 19, 2016

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NTOA SHOT Show 2016 Seminars Sold-Out Success!

The NTOA is pleased to announce that the four NTOA Training Seminars offered at SHOT Show 2016, held Jan. 19 – 22, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada, proved to be a sold-out success and some of the most highly demanded sessions available. The NTOA taught four seminars on...
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NTOA Active Shooter Seminar at SHOT Show reviewed by Police One

The first LEEP session of SHOT Show was kicked off Tuesday morning by NTOA’s Patrol Section Chairman, Don Alwes. Alwes spoke about the threat of active shooters, examining the characteristics of these killers and events, and the history of law enforcement...
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Board of Directors Election Results

The results of NTOA’s election for Regional Directors are in! Congratulations and welcome to the NTOA Board of Directors! The winners for three-year terms, beginning in January 2016, are: Eastern Region: Lt. Matt Hardesty serves with the Seminole County...
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Announcing 2016 launch of the NTOA Academy

The National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) is pleased to announce the formation of the NTOA Academy, created in partnership with the International Academy of Public Safety (IAPS). The NTOA Academy, “An Investment in Innovation, Education and the Future,” is an...
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NTOA releases updated SWAT Standard for law enforcement

The National Tactical Officers Association announces the latest update to its SWAT Standard. This document establishes a basic set of standards for law enforcement agencies and serves as an efficient, core set of concepts and principles that improve standardization...
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