10th Annual Training Conference October 24-25, 2019

Location

Christ Church of the Valley
CCV 7007 W. Happy Valley Rd.
Peoria, AZ 85383

Conference Schedule

0700-0900     Registration and Vendor Show w/ Continental Breakfast

0900-0930    Opening Ceremonies, ATOA General Business Meeting and Association Updates

0930-1230      LAPD De-Briefs: Trade Joe’s HRT, Aerial Platform Shooting and SWAT Officer Down. Officer Ben Santero and Officer Rene Gonzalez – LAPD

1230-1430       Luncheon and Vendor Show

1430-1630       Las Vegas Metro SWAT De-Brief: Bus Barricade on the Strip – Officer James Rothenburg – Las Vegas Metro SWAT

FX Tactical Members Only BBQ at FX Tactical located at 8948 W Cactus Rd, Peoria, AZ 85381. The event will start at 5:30 pm with special raffle prizes and discounts offered in the store. 
 
Friday
0700-0800 Registration and Vendor Show w/ continental breakfast

0800-1100       Orange County Sheriff’s Department, CA De-Brief: Multi-faceted HRT Deployment. Sergeant Michael Perez and Deputy Shawn Riley – Orange County Sheriff’s Department SWAT.

1100-1300       Lunch on Campus with Vendor Show

1300-1500      Arizona Department of Public Safety De-Brief: ShowLow Incident. Sergeant Neil Brooks and Trooper Brandon Powell- Arizona Department of Public Safety SWAT

1500-1700 Phoenix Police Department De-Brief: TBA

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2019 NTOA CONFERENCE – CRISIS NEGOTIATIONS CONFERENCE NOVEMBER 19-22

The conference will be hosted in Scottsdale. Attendees will have the opportunity to attend numerous thought-provoking seminars taught by some of the leading crisis negotiations instructors in the country. Timely incident debriefs will be presented by those who were there. Join us at the Embassy Suites on Nov. 19-22, 2019 for a high-quality training event that will enhance your negotiations tactics, sharpen your leadership skills and promote professionalism in crisis negotiations.

Click here to register.

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2019 ATOA Basic Sniper Course – August 12-16

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 department policies.  Students will demonstrate marksmanship, concealment/cover principles, identification techniques, and communication skills.  This course will prepare the student for their department’s qualification and standards testing, including rifle set up, wind reading, MOA/MIL, positional shooting, vehicle hides, barrier tests on glass and other mediums, DOPE to 600 yards, weapon chrono, dope cards of high-value targets, tripod intro.

This course is taught by members of the ATOA SME Committee.

Date: August 12-16, 2019

Location: Prescott Area – Range will be announced at a later time

Cost: $350 to current ATOA members, class size is limited to 20 students

Register: https://aztac.org/product/atoa-basic-sniper-course-2019-august-12-16/

POC:  Tyler Ellsworth at tyler.ellsworth@prescott-az.gov

Gear List

  • 500 rounds of ammo
  • rifle with sling that can hold one minute or less groups
  • shooting bags
  • wet weather gear
  • all gear used for team deployment
  • data book, range/weather meter
  • eye and ear protection
  • veil material
  • any tools needed for your weapon/scope system
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T.E.M.S Meet & GREET HOSTED BY ATOA

The T.E.M.S ATOA SME committee will be hosting a meet and greet for SWAT medics on August 22, 2019, from 10-12 at the Chandler Public Safety Training Center located at 3550 South Dobson Chandler, AZ.  Please feel free to stop by during that time to meet other tactical medics and receive one raffle ticket for a chance to win an ARK Active Shooter Response Kit.  Please RSVP to Aaron Wilson at (480) 980-8077 or email at aaron.wilson@chandleraz.gov.

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