Brothers and Sisters, we are eagerly anticipating the 2022 NCTOA SWAT Symposium scheduled for March 21-23, 2022.  We have had a Venue change due to circumstances beyond our control, but we are still having the Symposium in DoubleTree Raleigh Durham Airport, 4810 Page Creek Ln. Durham, NC 27703.

 Please register for your room through this


The telephone number is (919) 941-6000.

The check-in will be on March 20, 2022 and check-out on March 23, 2022.
Please register with Durham Technical Community College using this


This is the list of Classes and Speakers for the SWAT Symposium: 

Itinerary for the 2022SWAT Symposium: 

21Mar2022 0800 – Opening Remarks/Posting of Colors/Invocation
0900 – Business Meeting
1000 – Vendor Forum
1300 – Keynote Speaker: LT Brian Murphy, Sikh Temple Active Shooter Wisconsin
1600 – Special Guest Speaker: Pat McNamara: Combat Fitness/Motivation
1830 – Hospitality Room and Social featuring Live Cigar Rolling:Amendola Family Cigars 

22Mar2022 0800 – Breakout Sessions –

Topics: Norse Tactical CQB/Vehicle Takedown Force on Force, 8 hours (Durham Police Range/Old FOP Lodge),
N&F Training Vehicle Assault and Ambush, Live Fire, 8 hours(Person County SO Range),
Tactical Handgun CAPT Yousef Sansour, Guilford County SO, Live Fire, 8 hours (Durham Police Range),
Sniper Enhancement Training Durham Police Snipers, Live Fire, 8 hours (Durham County SO Range), Bill Loucks,
NCJA Fentanyl Awareness for SWAT 8 hours (DoubleTree Suites),
NTOA Managing Critical Incidents, 8 hours (DoubleTree Suites) , Tactical medic/self and buddy aid, 4 hours, Duane Kinter, Guilford EMS

For the live fire exercises you will need the following ammo and equipment:
Tactical Handgun 400 rounds.
Vehicle assault/ambush 100 rifle, 150 handgun,
Sniper enhancement 100 rounds.

Also for all of theses classes you need Full kit, eye and ear pro, And sniper kit should be whatever you deploy with.

1830 – Callout Dinner featuring the High Point/Greensboro PD SWAT Critical Incident Debrief.  We will also award the Inaugural NC Tactical Officers Association Valor Award and Door Prizes during this dinner.  The Hospitality room will be open after the Callout Dinner.


0800 – Breakout Session – Topics: Same as 22Mar2022

If you are off-site for the training on the 23rd, please have someone from your Agency pick up your Certificate from Durham Technical Community College at the NCTOA Display table after 1400 on the 23rd.  If unable to that make sure we have a good address to mail your certificate.

Please Contact RexHatch, Secretary of the NCTOA to register for your classes you want to take (3Choices) and please include your T-Shirt sizes for your Symposium Shirts. Rex’s email is:  Classes are 8 hours, 4hours or 2 hours so you can sign up for up to 4 different classes.  There are no 2 day classes, each day the classes are delivered again.  We are also working on getting a Less Lethal TtT class but that has not been solidified yet.  CAPT. Sansour’s class is yet to be confirmed but we should have that this week.

Platinum Partners are recognized as a partner.
Premium placement at the symposium.
Two event display tables
Large Company logo on website at top of page
Company website link on vendor page
Company logo on event shirt

Each additional table $250
Two event display tables
Company logo on website at top of page
Company website link on vendor page
Company logo on event shirt

Each additional table $250
One event display table
Company logo on website
Company website link on vendor page
Company recognized on event  shirt

Each additional table $250


Primary Venue

Durham Hilton

3800 Hillsborough Rd

Durham NC 27705

To start, the board would like to say thank you to all of our amazing vendors and sponsors.  It is through your generosity and support that make the training and information sharing possible for the NCTOA and its members.  We look forward to collaborating with you again to make this year’s symposium an outstanding success.


Register for this event at the links above.  

Please coordinate directly with Doc Roach  for vendor/sponsor questions or needs.  You can reach him by email at


There are three levels available for vendors to support the NCTOA.  The levels and the benefits for each are shown below.

Vendors will be recognized for their level of support.

We need all vendors regardless of sponsorship level to send a vector or EPS file of your company logo so it can be placed on the website and T-Shirt.


Sponsored meals were a huge success at previous events. This provides additional contact time for vendors to engage the entire group of attendees. If you are interested in sponsoring a meal, please contact Doc Roach at


Nothing gets a SWAT operators attention like free gear and guns.  Product donations give your company an opportunity to address the members during the presentation of your items. Those who provide products have time to speak about your company’s mission in the association and is direct advertising time in front of our members. Product recipients will be event winners and random door prizes.  If you are interested in this opportunity, contact Doc Roach at

We will update this page with more information as it comes available.

We look forward to this great opportunity to continue building relationships with our vendors, sponsors and members.  Thank you for supporting our mission.