Hardesty, Matt
Applying the NTOA Tactical Response and Operations Standard to Your Team's Capabilities
Hours: 2    Start Time: 15:00    End Time: 17:00    
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The NTOA Tactical Response and Operations Standard (TROS) was developed by and for law enforcement tactical teams to provide guidance in developing policy, tactics and training standards. Both the current and past TROS Review Committee chairs will provide an overview of the document and the logic behind the content in each section. Presenters will also explain how the TROS can be utilized to improve a team's capabilities and develop multi-agency and multi-discipline response plans.

Matt Hardesty - Bio
Matt Hardesty has been in law enforcement since 1987, with 25 years at the Seminole County Sheriff's Office. He currently holds the rank of lieutenant and team commander for the SWAT Team. He has over 25 years of tactical team experience and achieved his current position as the team commander through working his way through the ranks. Besides his SWAT duties, he is the Commander for the Sheriff's Office Domestic Security Division, managing the Counter Terrorism Unit, the Fugitive Apprehension Unit, the Crime Analyst Unit, the Offender Management Unit and the Technical Support Unit. He is currently one of the Eastern Directors for the National Tactical Officers Association, an instructor for NTOA, a graduate of the DEA Drug Unit Commander Academy, and has a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration.