2018 RMTTA Tactical Training Conference and Vendor Show
Don't miss these exciting events on Sunday April 29th, free for all conference attendees:
1400-1530 - A workout hosted by Brute Force, held at the Rifle High School, 1350 Prefontaine Ave, Rifle, CO Click here for details
1600-1800 - Live Fire Demo; In attendance will be MHSA, Edge Tactical, Aardvark Tactical, Armormax, Safariland, Adamson Police Products and Point Blank Enterprises Located at the Rifle Sportsmans Club, 0194 County Rd 244, Rifle, CO 81650 Click here for details
We have added a track to the Conference Line-up - Mesa County SWAT will be teaching an advanced Rifle Operator Course
We are taking submissions for the 2018 Tactical Achievement Award, please submit you nominations HERE
The RMTTA is pleased to announce the results of the Board of Directors elections that took place on November 30th, 2017. These appointments will be effective Jan 1, 2018.
President - Sgt. Ben Hess, Larimer County Sheriff's Office Vice President - Senior Officer Drew Smith, Westminster Police Department Secretary - Commander Jason Oehlkers, Boulder County Sheriff's Office Treasurer - Sgt. Nick Sprague, Broomfield Police Department
The RMTTA Board of Directors is hard at work planning the 2018 conference in Garfield County, April 30 to May 2, 2018. Stay tuned for additional details.
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The Rocky Mountain Tactical Team Association is dedicated to fostering cooperation between tactical teams and for the sharing of knowledge of new product ideas and innovative training. The Association provides updated schedules and information for ongoing law enforcement training for teams, commanders, negotiators, emergency medical personnel and individual operators.
The wicked flee when no man pursueth; but the righteous are bold as a lion.
- PROVERBS 28:1
WHAT IS THE RMTTA
The Rocky Mountain Tactical Team Association is a professional organization of first responders involved in tactical operations working in the Colorado-Wyoming region. Membership is open to law enforcement agencies (team membership) and to individuals currently employed by local, county, state of federal departments or the military. Narcotics enforcement officers, paramedics, tactical negotiators and dispatchers are also part of our growing organization. Corporate memberships for companies involved in tactical-related products are also welcome
The concept of SWAT (Special Weapons and Tactics) first originated in the 1960s following several infamous incidents, most notably the Texas Tower shootings. The Los Angeles Police Department became the premier agency in recognizing that the average police officer was often under-equiped and under-trained to adequetly deal with ever-increasingly dangerous situations. This developed into the modern tactical team that is now seen throughout the United States at local, state and federal levels of law enforcement. Known variously as SWAT, SERT, STAR, AHRT, ERT or other names, these teams of specially-trained officers now deal effectively with the most dangerous of incidents. Duties when required include barricaded suspects, hostage situations, active violence incidents and high-risk warrant service. Further specialties include extraordinary rescues, tracking and dignitary protection.