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...
The National Tactical Officers Association, along with eight of the nation's most influential specialized law enforcement leadership membership organizations, will bring together their collective experience, subject matter expertise, and unmatched reach in the field...
In response to recent critical incidents, the NTOA designed its latest course to meet the needs of officers who may not be assigned to tactical teams, but still require advanced skills. The (NTOA is pleased to announce its newest course, Advanced Response Police...
PoliceOne.com, July 26, 2017 - Tactical missions handled by SWAT are some of the most difficult and challenging facing law enforcement. In an effort to combat the broad disparities in SWAT leadership and readiness across the nation, and to provide equal access to the...
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...
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...
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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