OTOA Award Unit / Team Valor 
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The OTOA Award for Unit / Team Valor

This award is presented each year to a SWAT/Tactical Unit whose members distinguished themselves through valorous actions during a tactical operation. 

A selection committee reviews a situation in which members of the nominated unit clearly acted without regard for the safety of their own lives in order to safely resolve a situation, thus protecting fellow officers and/or innocent victims and bystanders.

The nomination(s) eligible for review shall be previous year of the awards banquet.
(example - Banquet in 2019, situation must occur in 2018 or earlier to be eligible for review)

Submission Deadline: February 28

All nominations must include the following:

  • Tactical Team Full Name.
  • Department / Agency.
  • SWAT Team members to be recognized.(if applicable)
  • Documentation of the event; Synopsis of the event in the body of an email or an attached Word document.
  • A contact person to verify the event, actions or conduct.

EMAIL ALL NOMINATIONS TO - awards@otoa.org


Send a question to OTOA Awards Chairman - Ramon Diaz

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