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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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NTOA Announces Release of the 2019 Annual Report

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…

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NTOA Announces New TEMS Section Chair

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...

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