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Oct2012
Instructors: Sgt. Pat Hickcox, MCSO (Ret.) and Sgt. Chris Lapre, Pinal County S.O. Topics: This 2 day course will cover a systematic approach to equipment selection, use, its limitations and operational considerations through classroom discussions, practical exercises, live fire range drills and scenario based exercises using marking rounds. Requirements: 400 rounds of carbine ammo 100 rounds ... Read More
October 3, 2012atoa_admin

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Sep2012
General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems is proud to offer the United States Military, Law Enforcement and other qualifying personnel, the Simunition® FX® Scenario Instructor and Safety Certification Course. Committed to the safety of students using their products and system, Simunition® has developed, along with FX® Marking Cartridges, a complete line ... Read More
September 5, 2012atoa_admin

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Aug2012
Sgt. Chris Lapre (Pinal C.S.O) and Sgt. Pat Hickcox (Ret) Just finished putting on a 1-Day Night Vision Operator Course for several SWAT guys from various Northern Arizona Agencies. We will be expanding this course to a 2-Day course to be offered to ATOA members later this fall (Possibly November) ... Read More
August 27, 2012atoa_admin

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Aug2012
Sig Sauer Academy Presents 1911 Armorer Course   Hosted at the Peoria Police Department 8351 W Cinnabar, Peoria AZ September 19th, 2012 Starts at 0800   To register contact Kathleen Randolph 603-772-2302 at extention #8181   $290.00   No equipment needed   This class will teach an armorer the basics of function checks, parts replacement and troubleshooting the Sig Sauer 1911. Sig Sauer Academy Presents 1911
August 10, 2012atoa_admin

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Aug2012
Multiple Assault Counter Terrorism Action Capabilities (MACTAC) Train the Trainer Instructors: Sgt Jon Meck: Peoria Police Department Special Assignments Unit Off. Lon Bartel: Peoria Police Department Special Assignments Unit Content: This is a train the trainer class designed to provide Police departments with the most recent intelligence regarding new active shooter tactics, enhancing ... Read More
August 10, 2012atoa_admin

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Aug2012
SWAT Command Decision-Making and Leadership 2/25-3/1/2013 Pima Co, Az Co-Hosted By Pima County Sheriffs Department Course Content This course is designed to expose police SWAT Team commanders and supervisors to contemporary SWAT issues, tactics and procedures. Topics include major incident debriefs; leadership issues; justifying SWAT; the use of SWAT teams; SWAT standards and professionalism; contemporary SWAT ... Read More
August 2, 2012atoa_admin

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Aug2012
SWAT Team Leader Development 1/7-11/2013 TUCSON, AZ Co-Hosted By Pima County Sheriffs Department Course Content: Designed for law enforcement personnel who are responsible for deploying in the capacity as a SWAT team leader. As a supervisor who is responsible for the training and deployment of tactical teams. The focus of this training will be on pre-incident ... Read More
August 2, 2012atoa_admin

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Jul2012
Present in attendence : John Brambila, Doug Schultz, Jeff Carrion, Greg Carnicle, Doug Steele, Ben Wetzle, Matt Thomas, Lon Bartel. June 2012 Treasures report Beginning Balance $30275.33 24 memberships paid $175.00 to NTOA for dual memberships $1100.00 Paid to Shannon Rogers (website) $29,820.33 ending balance Elections are coming two interested parties are Doug Schultz - president Lon Bartel- secretary Suggestion ... Read More
July 27, 2012atoa_admin

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Jul2012
Attention ATOA Members: The ATOA will be holding elections for association President and Secretary as designated in our by-laws. This e-mail shall serve as notice for solicitation of current ATOA members who wish to be considered candidates for either of the two offices. Those members interested in running for office must submit ... Read More
July 23, 2012atoa_admin

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Jul2012
Date:  August 21-23 Pima Regional SWAT is conducting a 3 day breaching certification on August 21-23. The point of contact is Jeffrey.bonds@sheriff.pima.gov The class is free but limited to 15 attendees. Students and thier Departments are responsible for travel, lodging, transportation, per diem etc. More Information: 2012 Basic Breachers School COURSE DESCRIPTION .pdf
July 23, 2012atoa_admin