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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Board of Directors Election Results

The results of NTOA's election for Regional Directors are in! The winners for three-year terms, beginning in January 2018, are: Eastern Region: Incumbent Director Jason Behun ran uncontested in the Eastern Region. Det. Behun has 23 years of law enforcement experience....

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Educational Scholarship Application Now Open

NTOA's "James Torkar Educational Scholarship Program" provides funding for college tuition and other eligible expenses to dependent children of "Individual" members of NTOA. These scholarships may be awarded directly to the educational institution or into a 529...

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NTOA Offers Public Order – Riot Control Training

Charlottesville, VA - It can happen anywhere, anytime. Be prepared. As we all witnessed on the weekend of August 12th, planned protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, spiraled out of control, resulting in deadly violence. Violence, whether perpetrated by groups or...

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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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Please note that the NTOA is moving its headquarters to Colorado Springs, CO. from Feb 23 through March 7. There will likely be delays in responses to inquiries. Thank you for your patience.