Award of Excellence
Award of Excellence
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This award is presented each year to an individual who contributes the most to further the goals of the tactical community.

A selection committee makes its decision based on evaluating the individual's performance, dedication, and leadership.

The award recognizes the recipient for:

  • Unselfish dedication to enhancing the capabilities of the tactical unit or law enforcement agency.
  • Unstinting efforts to increase officer and public safety through training and the mutual exchange of information.
  • Epitomizing the highest standards of professionalism and honor in all aspects of law enforcement.

All nominations must include the following:

  • Full name.
  • Department/Agency.
  • SWAT Team assigned (if applicable).
  • Documentation of the event: A synopsis of the rationale in paragraph form.
  • A contact person to verify the event, actions, or conduct.

2024 OTOA Awards Banquet Wednesday, June 12, 2024, 6 pm - 8 pm Kalahari Resorts & Convention Center, Sandusky, Ohio

Winners of these prestigious OTOA Awards receive the following:

  • Recognition at the OTOA Awards Banquet.
*This award is eligible for a maximum of one (1) person annually.
*Lodging will be provided for the award winner for the night of the awards banquet.
*Lodging and meals are NOT covered for the annual training conference and course attendance.
Nominee Information
Please submit a photo of the candidate suitable for publication. In uniform is preferable.
Please provide an agency logo or badge of the candidate's organization in the highest resolution possible.
Event Information
Please let us know where we can find a video of the incident or you can upload one to our WeTransfer account.
Video can be uploaded to the OTOA WeTransfer site.
Your Information (or person submitting nomination)