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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.

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

TP 20-04- Patrol Tactics Low Light Working Angles & Spaces                

(12hr Session 0800-2100 hours)                                                                                                      14DEC 2020- Camp Liberty, Cullman, AL

This 12-hour session is designed for the Patrol Officer/Deputy working from standard duty gear but is applicable to any duty positions. Team tactics for interior spaces (rooms, halls) and low light techniques (handheld and weapon lights) will be presented during this block. This block will make use of force on force scenarios.

TP 20-05- Handgun Skill Builder (8hr Session 0800-1700 hours)                                                                  16DEC 2020- Double Tap Training Grounds, Calera, AL

This 8-hour session focuses on handgun skills. It incorporates accuracy & speed drills, effective manipulations and 2-man drills. The end goal is to provide the Officer the ability to maneuver, communicate and conduct safe, effective deployment of the handgun from duty gear with a partner.




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.