Hardesty, Matt
Applying the NTOA Tactical Response and Operations Standard to Your Team

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 began his law enforcement career in 1987 with the Seminole County (FL) Sheriff's Office. He served many years and in a variety of roles with the SWAT Team to include team commander. Besides his SWAT duties, Matt has been 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. Matt is a graduate of the DEA Drug Unit Commander Academy and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Administration.