Award of Excellence
Award of Excellence
Sponsored by Team Wendy

This award is presented each year to the individual who contributes the most to further the goals of the tactical community.

A selection committee bases its decision on evaluating his or her performance, dedication, and leadership.

The award recognizes the recipient for:

  • Unselfish dedication to the enhancement of the tactical unit capabilities.
  • Unstinting efforts to increase tactical officer safety through training and mutual exchange of information.
  • Epitomizing the highest standards of professionalism and honor in all aspects of law enforcement.

All nominations must include the following:

  • Full name
  • Department / Agency
  • SWAT Team assigned (if applicable).
  • Documentation of the event; Synopsis of the event in paragraph form
  • A contact person to verify the event, actions, or conduct

2023 OTOA Awards Banquet Wednesday, June 14, 2023
6 pm - 8 pm
Kalahari Resorts & Convention Center, Sandusky, Ohio

Winners of these prestigious OTOA Awards are provided the following

  • Recognition at the OTOA Awards Banquet
  • Lifetime OTOA membership
  • Lifetime Annual Training Conference Registration *see restrictions below
  • OTOA & Sponsor Awards
    *This award is eligible for a maximum of one (1) person annually 
    *Lodging and meals are NOT covered for the annual conference attendance.
Nominee Information
Please submit a photo of the candidate suitable for publication. In uniform is preferable.
Please provide an agency logo or badge of the candidate's organization in the highest resolution possible.
Event Information
Please let us know where we can find a video of the incident or you can upload one to our WeTransfer account.
Video can be uploaded to the OTOA WeTransfer site.
Your Information (or person submitting nomination)