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The Alabama Tactical Operations Conference- 20-22 OCT 2020

The 2020 TOC dates are 20-22 October 2020. The conference location is Camp Liberty, 15719 Alabama Highway 157, Battleground, AL  35179.

Tuesday (Day 1) 20 October 2020 presentations are open to any LE, FD in uniform or displaying credentials at no charge.

Day 1 Presentation seating is limited, registered attendees are guaranteed seats. To request a seat for non-registered attendees, send an email to atoatng@gmail.com.

0900-1130- Team Preparation = Team Performance- Craig Blasingame, Florence PD

1300-1530- High Risk Vehicle Stops: Updating Vehicle Interdiction Tactics- Chase Jenkins, Centrifuge Training, LLC

The training days are 21-22 OCT 2020. Some of the training to be offered is listed below. A complete listing is on the registration page.

Registration is now open for the conference! Register now on the TOC20 Attendee page.

Vehicle CQB Handgun Course- Centrifuge Training- 16 hours
Entry Team Workshop- Hostage Rescue Focus- Lighthorse Tactical- 8 hours
De-Escalation Class- Reggie Parker- 8 hours
Ballistic Shield Class- Point Blank Armor- 8 hours
Gunfighting 101- Tactical Handgun Class- SSGT- 8 hours
Tactical Combat Casualty Care- Valkyrie Austere Medical Solutions- 24 hrs
K9 Handler Course (K9H)- Birmingham PD K9 Unit- 16 hours
K9 Support Officer Course (K9S)- Birmingham PD K9 Unit- 16 hours
S.C.O.P.E.D. (Sniper Concealment and Observation Performance Evaluation and Development)- Cognitive Approach LLC- 16 hours

The conference fee will include lodging (Tuesday & Wednesday night) and a lunch for each day of the conference.  The conference fee for members is $125.00.

30SEP Update: Monday night lodging is available for an additional $25. Contact atoatng@gmail.com for Monday night lodging.

Please make plans to attend our 20th Anniversary Conference.

ATOA 2020 Training Program (TP 20)

For 2020 the ATOA will conduct a series of training events.  Slots will be free or for reduced price for current (2020) ATOA Members. You must include your membership number when you register for the training slot. Individual membership numbers are generated when you renew your individual membership. Team membership numbers are generated after the team membership is received.

This training is in addition to the TacOps Conference in October.

TP 20-01 Tactical Firearms Course (GUNS24) by Lighthorse Tactical

27-29 JAN 2020

Double Tap Training Grounds, Calera, AL

TP 20-02 Patrol Rifle Workshop by Lighthorse Tactical

21FEB 2020

Gulf Shores PD Range, Gulf Shores, AL



The ATOA provides Law Enforcement Officers the opportunity to train, network and cross-load information in order to enhance individual and team capabilities.

Regular membership is open to ANY LE Officer, SWAT Medic or Doctor with a professional relationship to a tactical team.

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The ATOA conducts the Alabama Tactical Operations Conference annually. The conference is made up of training blocks, a vendor show and a competition events.

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Through relationships built at ATOA events, Officers, Commanders, SWAT Medics and industry professionals have overcome obstacles related to operations, budgets and personnel.

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ATOA Mission Statement

To be a network for police, tactical and medical organizations and personnel throughout the State of Alabama;

To provide a forum for the exchange of ideas, information, training, research and development of methods used to enhance successful executions of missions in the tactical environment;

To develop a database of information regarding police tactics that can be used for the betterment of an existing team or aid in the development of a new team.