Training & Events

2018 ANNUAL CONFERENCE & VENDOR SHOW

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LocationChrist Church of the Valley CCV 7007 W. Happy Valley Rd. Peoria, AZ 85383 Conference ScheduleThursday 0700-0900     Registration and Vendor Show w/ Continental Breakfast 0900-0930    Opening Ceremonies, ATOA General Business Meeting and Association Updates 0930-1230      TBA 1230-1430       Luncheon and Vendor Show 1430-1630       Top 20 SWAT Concepts – Lt Dave Pearson Ft Collins PD, CO and NTOA Less Lethal Section Chair   Friday 0800-1000       Incident Debrief: :Wadsworth Hostage Rescue – Lt. Marc Bello and Sgt. Corey Solferino – Washoe County, NV 1000-1200       Incident Debrief: Show Low Hostage Rescue – Sgt. Neil Brooks and Sgt. Brandon Powell -Arizona Department of Public Safety ... Read More
February 27, 2018atoa_admin

UPCOMING TRAINING & EVENTS

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  PIMA REGIONAL SPECIAL WEAPONS AND TACTICS TEAM   BASIC 3 DAY BREACHING CERTIFICATION COURSE November 6 - 8, 2018 The Pima Regional Special Weapons and Tactics Team’s Basic Breaching Certification Course is designed to educate, prepare, and train selected tactical operatives to meet the demands of mission-related breaching operations.  Tactical Breaching plays a vital ... Read More
August 13, 2018jbrambila
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This year marks the 8th Annual Sniperfest Training & Competition. Originally started by MCSO, we teamed up with Tacflow Academy to keep the event going for the last 4 years. SniperFest brings together shooters from all over the state- and beyond, to train, interact, and ... Read More
September 7, 2018atoa_admin
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See the attached flyer regarding an opportunity for ATOA members to attend an advanced sniper course.  The first 12 ATOA members will be eligible for a discounted rate, please contact the vendor and inform them that you are a current ATOA member to obtain the discounted registration. ADVANCED LE SNIPER COURSE- ... Read More
August 24, 2018jbrambila
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Intermediate Sniper Course Instructors:              Instructor cadre comprised of members from the ATOA Sniper SME Committee.   Topics:                    This course is designed as an intermediate sniper course and will require the student to have completed at least a basic level sniper course. Topics will include: 100 to 1,000-yard doping, positional shooting to include support ... Read More
July 5, 2018jbrambila

Contact

Training Coordinator
Sgt. Wence Arevalo
TRAINING@AZTAC.ORG

Course & Event Criteria

Held by Department/ Agency
Must be approved by Training Coordinator or SME Committee Chair Person

Held by Outside Vendor
Must be approved by Training Coordinator or SME Committee Chair Person
Must offer a discount to our membership

Past Training

April 10-21, 2017
West Valley Basic SWAT School
Hosted by Glendale PD, MCSO, Phx PD and the ATOA

Location: Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center, MCSO Range and Phoenix SAU Tac Village/Shoot House

Cost: Free- limited to the first 26 students

Registration: Contact Sgt. Wence Arevalo (Glendale SWAT) at warevalo@glendaleaz.com or by phone at (623) 980-4502.


April 18, 2017
Wound Ballistic Training – Federal Premium Ammunition

Location: Glendale Regional Public Saftey Training Center – 11550 West Glendale Ave

Cost: Free to current LE and ATOA members

Registration: Contact Ryan King at 1-800-367-8989 or ryan@sandiegopoliceequipment.com


April 20-21, 2017
ATOA Business Meeting and CNT Competition

Location: Christ Church of the Valley

Cost: $15 (ATOA Member); $25 (Non Member); $35 for both days to include the CNT Competition. (ATOA Member)

Registration: Is now open. Go to the 2017 Conference tab to register as individuals or teams. Contact Jon Brambila at secretary@aztac.org or call (928) 777-1942 for questions.


April 28-30, 2017
TacDogs 3 Day Seminar

Location: 971 N Jason Lopez Circle Florence, AZ

Cost: $550 per K9 Team and $100 for oberservers with no dog

Registration: www.tacdogs.com or with Travis Williams at travis.williams@pinalcountyaz.gov (480) 212-2596


May 10-12, 2016
TacOps West

Location: Westgate Resort and Casino – Las Vegas, NV

Cost: $289.99 ($259.99 for current ATOA members)

Sponsored by the ATOA

TacOpsWest.com


July 13-14, 2017
Covert Methods of Entry Training

Sponsored by the ATOA in partnership with Jericho Specialized Entry Training

Location: Chandler Police Department- Snedigar Station SWAT Armory – 911 South Hamilton Street Chandler, AZ 85225

Cost: $300.00 for current ATOA members only and class is limited to 13 students.

Registration: Email Officer Mike McCartney at michael.mccartney@chandleraz.gov to reserve your slot.

This course will also be offered at other regions within the State, please see the attached flyer.


Aug 24-25, 2017
Covert Methods of Entry Training

Sponsored by the ATOA in partnership with Jericho Specialized Entry Training

Location: Prescott Police Department Range – 2900 Sundog Ranch Road Prescott, AZ 86301

Cost: $300.00 for current ATOA members only and class is limited to 13 students.

Registration: Email Sgt. Corey Kasun at corey.kasun@prescott-az.gov to reserve your slot.

This course will also be offered at other regions within the State, please see the attached flyer.


Oct. 17-19,2017
Colt Armorer’s Course
Cost: $500 per person and limited to 13 students

Location: Casa Grande Police Department

Registration: Click on the link below and go to page 4 to register


Oct. 19-20
Covert Methods of Entry Training

Sponsored by the ATOA in partnership with Jericho Specialized Entry Training

Location: Yuma Police Department Substation 6390 East 26th Street Yuma, AZ 85365

Cost: $300.00 for current ATOA members only and class is limited to 13 students.

Registration: Email Invstigator Jeff Ruby at jeffrey.ruby@navy.mil for your slot

This course will also be offered at other regions within the State, please see the attached flyer.


Oct. 24-26, 2017
Basic 3 Day Breaching Certification Course

Endorsed by the ATOA and hosted by the Pima Regional SWAT Team

Location 10001 South Rita Road Tucson, AZ

Cost: Free

Registration – Sgt. Jake Shumate jshumate@maranaaz.gov or 520-383-2535

This course is limted to the first 16 studuents and no more than two from any agency.


Nov. 16-17
Covert Methods of Entry Training

Sponsored by the ATOA in partnership with Jericho Specialized Entry Training

Location: Pima County Sheriff’s Office Regional Training – 10,001 South Rita Road Tucson, AZ

Cost: $300.00 for current ATOA members only and class is limited to 13 students.

Registration: Email Sergeant Pat Hilliker at patrick.hilliker@sheriff.pima.gov for your slot

This course will also be offered at other regions within the State, please see the attached flyer.


Dec. 3-8, 2017
ATOA Intermediate Sniper Course- COURSE IS FULL!!!!

Hosted by the ATOA and taught by members of our SME Sniper Committee

Cost: Free to current ATOA members

Location: Wickenburg, AZ

Registration: Please email Ofc. Tyler Ellsworth at tyler.ellsworth@prescott-az.gov

Class is limited to 16 students and no more than two from any one agency

We will maintain a waitlist, email Tyler Ellsworth.

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The date for the 2018 ATOA Negotiation Conference Training Competition has been set for April 26th and 27th, 2018. Day 1 -April 26th, 2018: Conference 0700 – 0800 Registration 0800 – 1000 Pulse Nightclub Debrief: Sgt. Charles Crosby, City of Orlando Police Department 1000 – 1200 Risk Assessment: S.A. Isaac Nichols, FBI – Los ... Read More
February 27, 2018atoa_admin
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TacOps West Tactical Training Conference Westgate Las Vegas Resort • Las Vegas, Nevada May 9-11, 2018 The 2018 TacOps West Tactical Training Conference attendee registration is now open. Over 45 courses will be presented including instructor level certifications, armorer certifications, classroom and practical training. Including: AR-15 / M-16 Armorer Certification Course Barricaded Suspect Resolution Basic Anti-Terrorism ... Read More
March 7, 2018atoa_admin
ATOA Basic Sniper Course Flyer – 08-18
ATOA BASIC SNIPER COURSE This basic sniper course of study covers the use of a precision rifle equipped with a telescopic sight used by officers assigned to Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) teams.  The course will cover weapon manipulation, principles of deployment and tactics.  Use of force considerations, legal issues and ... Read More
July 5, 2018jbrambila