TNOA President Kyle Summers welcomed nearly 600 officers from across the state of Texas, Arizona, California, Illinois, Indiana and Sweden who gathered together for a week of training and fellowship at the Omni in Dallas, Texas. The training was huge success with instructors who provided outstanding training for our officers.
At the business meeting, Sid Veliz was elected as the 1st Vice President/State Sgt at Arms. At the end of the conference, Incoming President Abe Vanderberry met with the new TNOA Board and began working on plans for the 45th Annual Training Conference in South Padre Island, Texas.
Incoming President Abe Vanderberry presents Past President Kyle Summers with his Lifetime Membership.
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The Texas Narcotic Officers' Association is dedicated to providing high quality training for law enforcement professionals. Membership in TNOA is notexclusive to narcotic officers.Our members include: local, state, and federal peace officers, reserve officers, prosecutors, law enforcement personnel, and other national and international associates. Any officer who has an interest in the drug problem in the state of Texas is welcome to join TNOA.
On May 5, 1970, by virtue of State Charter, State of Texas, the Texas Narcotic Officers Association was organized. Meetings were held by city, county, state and federal law enforcement officers, whose primary duty was the enforcement of drug-related laws in the State of Tex as. For over 43 years, TNOA has offered the finest training available in all areas of narcotic enforcement activities to the dedicated men and women who are our first line of defense against the proliferation of illegal drugs in our state. This web site is regularly updated to provide another avenue for the exchange of information and new techniques to all those who are interested in the fight against drug abuse.
TNOA is divided into five Regional Chapters organized according to geographical regions, to wit: North, South, East, West, and Central. Each Regional Chapter elects one Chapter Vice President and two Chapter Directors. Each Regional Chapter holds quarterly Regional meetings. The election of the Chapter Vice President and the Chapter Directors are held at the last quarterly meeting prior to the Annual Training Conference. TNOA holds one annual meeting that is designated as the Annual Training Conference.
The Executive Board of the Association consists of the President, the State Sgt-at-Arms, five Chapter Vice Presidents, ten Chapter Directors, the Immediate Past President, the Journal Editor/Historian, the State Training Officer, a Conference Coordinator and the Executive Director.