Welcome to The Pennsylvania Tactical Officers Association

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The PATOA Mission Statement

The Pennsylvania Tactical Officers Association (PATOA) is a professional-nonprofit police association dedicated to providing networking opportunities and communication links to law enforcement tactical operators, tactical teams and first responders in order to provide educational resources, tactical information and tactical training to enhance overall situational awareness and preparedness on all levels.

  • Individual membership in the PATOA is open to all sworn-active law enforcement, corrections personnel, and active military personnel with proper Identification for $25 per year.
  • Membership expires every year on the date of the annual conference or November 1st
  • Membership applications can be downloaded from this website or email a board member in your area and they can assist you.
The P.A.T.O.A. Conference 2012 that was scheduled for October 30, 31 and November 1, 2012 has been rescheduled for April 30, May 1 and May 2 , 2013 in Lancaster PA at the same location. All registered vendors and students will be credited for this conference and all tracks of instruction will remain the same. The arrival of HURRICANE SANDY was an unforeseen event and we appreciate all participants patience surrounding this event. Any questions please feel free to contact any board member or use our Contact Form.