The National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) is returning to the magnificent Gulf Coast for the 31st Annual Tactical Operations Conference & Trade Show, to be held September 21st – 26th, 2014 at the Arthur R. Outlaw Mobile Convention Center in Mobile, Alabama. The local law enforcement’s Southern Hospitality guarantees a successful training week and trade show.
The conference features a general session, vendor show, a variety of seminars and practical tracks, SWAT Call-Out Dinners, a 5K Run, an evening with NTOA Director Emeritus Ron McCarthy and the highly anticipated annual Awards Banquet which honors outstanding officers and organizations.
The exhibit hall will house 175 top-notch vendors featuring the latest in law enforcement technology and equipment, including apparel, body armor / personal protection, communications, firearms and ammunition, fitness equipment, footwear, nylon gear, surveillance / electronics, TEMS Gear, training equipment, vehicles and WMD.
Attendees may choose from 16-, 24- and 32-hour practical tracks, including Advanced Tactics, HRT and HRW. A variety of four- and eight- hour seminar tracks will address topics such as SWAT Supervision, Crisis Negotiations, SWAT/EOD Integration, Legal issues and much more. More information on courses can be found at http://ntoa.org/site/tactical-conference/courses-equipment.html.
Each year, the popular SWAT Call Out Dinners provide an opportunity for students to enjoy an evening of good food, relaxation and conversation, along with NTOA directors or section chairs, and a representative from the dinner’s sponsor. Registration forms will be available on the conference website for the SWAT Call Out Dinners on August 1, 2014.
Registration for the 2014 NTOA Tactical Operations Conference and Trade Show is open to all active law enforcement officers. Active members of a state tactical association receive a $50 discount upon receipt of a state association ID via fax (215-230-7616) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org). Send six officers from the same agency or multi-jurisdictional team and the seventh officer’s conference registration is free.
Register by July 31, 2014 to take advantage of the discounted registration fee. Registration fee includes practical tracks, seminars, vendor exhibition, SWAT Call Out Dinners and the annual Awards Banquet.
For more information on the National Tactical Officers Association visit www.ntoa.org or call 800-279-9127.
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