Lieutenant Travis Norton is a 20-year veteran with the Oceanside (CA) Police Department. He was on his department’s tactical team for 14 years and is currently a watch commander, manages the Crisis Negotiations Team and is his department’s emergency planner. He teaches tactical science for Field Command and SWAT related topics and critical incident management for NTOA. He is on the CATO Board of Certification for SWAT operators and is the team leader for the CATO After Action Review Team. Travis also holds a master’s degree from Cal. State Long Beach in Emergency Services Administration and is currently working on his doctoral degree in Policy, Planning and Development at the University of Southern California.