Current News

NTOA Releases 2018 Tactical Response and Operations Standard

In July 2017, the NTOA once again began the arduous task of updating the Tactical Response and Operations Standard for Law Enforcement Agencies (TROS). Keeping in mind the impact that this document has on our profession, it was critical that input from our members was...

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The NTOA Announces New Section Chairs

We are pleased to announce the addition of new Section Chairs to the NTOA. The NTOA Sections play a critical role in facilitating discussions, researching current issues and developing recommendations for the board of directors on contemporary and emerging...

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Announcing NTOA Section Chair Openings

NTOA Sections play a critical role in facilitating discussions, researching current issues and developing recommendations for the board of directors on contemporary and emerging trends in law enforcement special operations. NTOA sections are comprised of practicing...

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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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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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