Oregon tactical officers association

History and Mission

The Oregon Tactical Officers Association was founded May 23, 1994.  The OTOA is governed by an elected President and 5 regional vice presidents representing the different tactical teams around Oregon. Additionally, the OTOA has an elected Secretary/Treasurer.

 OTOA  is a non-profit organization representing tactical teams around the state of Oregon.  OTOA provides training and resources to members of the Oregon tactical team community.  OTOA board members and the Executive Advisory Board are made up of volunteers from tactical teams around the state to provide it's members with the most current and relevant training available.  OTOA models its organization after NTOA and CATO, the leaders in the law enforcement tactical community.


Region 1: Clackamas, Clatsop, Columbia, Multnomah, Tillamook, Washington, and Yamhill Counties

Region 2: Benton, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Marion, Polk Counties

Region 3: Coos, Curry, Douglas, Jackson, Josephine, and Klamath Counties

Region 4: Baker, Crook, Deschutes, Harney, Hood River, Grant, Gilliam, Jefferson, Lake, Malheur, Morrow, Sherman, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa, Wasco, and Wheeler Counties

Region 4: All State and Federal agencies to include but not limited to:  Oregon State Police, Department of Corrections, Department of Justice, FBI, ATF, Department of Homeland Security, Oregon National Guard Counter Drug (RAID), US Coast Guard.