National Tactical Officers Association

Improving public safety and domestic security through training, education and tactical excellence.

Renew Your Membership

The NTOA is now accepting nominations to honor worthy law enforcement officers or organizations with several prestigious awards:

  • John Kolman Award of Excellence
  • NTOA Award of Valor
  • Negotiations Award
  • NTOA TEMS Award
  • NTOA Unit Citation for Valor
  • Spirit of NTOA Award
  • K9 SWAT Deployment Award

The awards are for incidents occurring between June 1, 2019 and June 1, 2021. Nominations for each award submitted to NTOA must be for active members of NTOA (with the exception of the Spirit of NTOA award).

The deadline for submitting nominations is August 1, 2021.

Recipients are gifted with a plaque and their name and agency are published in The Tactical Edge. Awards will be presented at our annual conference.

For more information on the award process, contact Laura Gerhart at 800-279-9127 ext. 128 or visit http://ntoa.org/about/awards/.