National Tactical Officers Association

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Join the PFQ Fitness Challenge – Are You Ready?

The NTOA Physical Fitness section is hosting an online Physical Fitness Qualification (PFQ) Challenge during the entire month of April 2021.   Operators who successfully max the PFQ test with 50 points will have their name and agency recognized in The Tactical...

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NTOA Statement on the COVID-19 Vaccine

Message from TEMS Section Chair - Dr. Jason R. Pickett NTOA Members, The COVID-19 vaccine is just around the corner and we expect them to arrive for public safety very shortly. We recorded this podcast that goes into some depth on the vaccines and how they are made,...

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NTOA 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 Command Academy Announces College Credit

The NTOA is pleased to announce that Command College graduates may receive College Credit through The American Council on Education's (ACE) College Credit Recommendation Service (CREDIT) which connects workplace learning with colleges and universities by helping...

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Grant Funding Resources

The NTOA has created a list of grant funding resources to help our members find funding for training initiatives during this challenging time. These are only recommendations and are not programs associated with the NTOA. The NTOA is not responsible for approval or...

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COVID-19 Guidance on K9s

COVID-19 Guidance on K9s Do police K9s need to be bathed or wiped down on a daily basis in case they are harboring COVID-19 on their coat? Evidence does not currently support K9s as a fomite or source of exposure. Spread of COVID-19 is still considered human-to-human,...

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