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The National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) Announces Incident Debriefs for Annual Conference

Debriefs to be held during annual conference in Louisville, Kentucky, Aug. 14 – 19, 2016.


Doylestown, Pa. (April 2016) – The National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) has announced its Incident Debrief topics and schedules for the 33rd annual Tactical Operations Conference & Trade Show, to be held Aug. 14-19, 2016, at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky.

In response to an overwhelming demand, NTOA has increased the number of incident debriefs in 2016. These seminar-based courses will be led by experienced and respected police leaders.

“At the NTOA we recognize that hearing first hand debriefs of recent critical incidents, from experienced officers, provides you some of the most effective learning opportunities. This is clearly reflected in the lineup of debriefs that we have this year,” said Don Kester, Director of Training and Education.

Several more debriefs will be added in the coming weeks, but the current topics and schedule is as follows:

Date Time Topic
Tuesday, Aug. 16 1800 – 1200 Paris Terrorist Attack
  1300 – 1700 San Bernardino Terrorist Attack
Wednesday, Aug. 17 1300 – 1700 Platte Canyon High School Shooting
Thursday, Aug. 18 1300 – 1500 “Youth with a Mission” Shooting
  1500 – 1700 Columbine High School Massacre
Friday, Aug. 19 0800 – 1000 Unified PD, Salt Lake City Hostage Rescue
  1000 – 1200 Kansas Bureau of Investigation Barricade


Registration for the 2016 NTOA Tactical Operations Conference & Trade Show is open to all active law enforcement officers. Keep updated on the latest conference announcements by following #NTOAKY on Facebook and Twitter.

For more information on the National Tactical Officers Association, visit www.ntoa.org or call 800-279-9127. Join the NTOA today and start receiving the benefits of better training and stay on top of the ever-changing and challenging world of law enforcement.

About the National Tactical Officers Association:

The mission of the NTOA is to enhance the performance and professional status of law enforcement personnel by providing a credible and proven training resource as well as a forum for the development of tactics and information exchange. The association’s ultimate goal is to improve public safety and domestic security through training, education and tactical excellence. www.ntoa.org.