The NTOA is now accepting nominations to honor worthy law enforcement officers or organizations with several prestigious awards: John Kolman Award of Excellence NTOA Award of Valor Negotiations Award NTOA TEMS Award NTOA Unit Citation for Valor Spirit of NTOA Award K9...
The NTOA's Physical Fitness section has released a four-week training plan designed to give operators a baseline to equip them mentally and physically for their best effort on the NTOA PFQ. More time to prepare is always better, however, a minimum of four weeks is...
Colorado Springs, CO - June 9, 2020 – The National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) is pleased to announce our partnership with Wrap Technologies, Inc. to provide in-depth training material and content for Wrap Reality’s virtual reality training scenarios. With...
The NTOA is pleased to welcome Robert Sorensen as chairman of our Corrections section. Sorensen is the Emergency Preparedness Officer with The Federal Bureau of Prisons - USP Canaan and is currently a part-time Task Force Officer in the Scranton RA of the FBI. He has...
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Message from the NTOA’s Chaplaincy Section Chair To our NTOA family: Since its founding in 1983, the NTOA and its members have weathered many storms together, from the days following 9/11 and the Global War on Terror to this new war on an invisible enemy, a virus that...
We are pleased to present you with the NTOA's 2019 Annual Report. This was a significantly strong year for the association and this report highlights the activities and achievements of the National Tactical Officers Association. Read the 2019 Annual Report…
The NTOA is pleased to welcome Dr. Jason R. Pickett as chairman of our Tactical Emergency Medical Support (TEMS) section. Dr. Pickett is Deputy Medical Director for Austin/Travis County EMS, Austin Fire Department, and Austin Police Department SWAT and directly...
One of the original goals of the National Tactical Officers Association was to provide the best training at an affordable price. Founder John Kolman recognized most law enforcement officers paid for their own training, and as such, he set the original dues to the NTOA...
NTOA’s Executive Director Thor Eells to speak at the Library of Congress – Improving Outcomes for Justice-Involved Vets with PTSD on May 15, 2019
In collaboration with the Veterans History Project, the National Institute of Corrections will host a panel discussion in anticipation of PTSD Awareness month on May 15, 2019 at the Library of Congress. The panel discussion will bring awareness to post-traumatic...
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