CURRENT NEWS

Phoenix Conference Scholarship Winners Announced

We are excited to announce scholarship winners for our 2017 tactical conference in Phoenix, Arizona. Again this year, the NTOA and its generous sponsors offered scholarships to “individual” members of NTOA. These scholarships cover the conference fee and room cost for...

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NTOA Announces New Executive Director

Doylestown, Pa. (June 2017) – The National Tactical Officers Association is pleased to announce Cmdr. Thor Eells (ret.) as its new Executive Director. Eells brings a unique set of qualifications with an exceptional background in law enforcement, training and...

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2017 Educational Scholarship Winners Announced!

We congratulate the accomplished students who were awarded our 2017 "James Torkar Educational Scholarship." Each winner demonstrated outstanding scholastic achievement and community service. This program benefits the children of members of the association and provides...

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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 2017, are: Eastern Region: Master Police Officer Stephen Mescan is a 22-year veteran of the...

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NTOA Academy Enrollment Opens

We are pleased to announce that enrollment for the NTOA Academy Command College is now open. The NTOA Academy provides a dynamic learning experience using online, resident and experience-based tactical learning modules. It is a unique and innovative approach to...

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National SWAT Study Results Released

In 2013, the NTOA identified the need for an assessment of U.S. SWAT operations to provide a more accurate depiction of the exemplary work done by law enforcement agencies. The NTOA contracted the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) to research...

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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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