Remembering Brad Smith and Celebration of Life Memorial

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Brad Smith. Direct link to evite. Brad retired from the West Covina Police Department in southern California after 30 years of service. He was a handler and trainer for West Covina for 25 years and a SWAT dog...

Remembering SWAT Legend Ron McCarthy

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Ron McCarthy, who died November 24, 2023, surrounded by his family. Considered a “SWAT legend,” Ron was one of the original directors of the NTOA’s board and played an integral role in shaping...