No other facility in the National Capitol Region matches what the PSTA has to offer. Period.
State-of-the-art training facility
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PSTA instructors are certified by NRA, Maryland State Police, Virginia DCJS, DC SOMB, American Red Cross, and other jurisdictions.
Industry leading training courses
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About The PSTA

PSTA, known around the region as simply “The Academy,” offers state of the art features not found at other facilities in the area, including the full array of protective service training capabilities. The PSTA is the premier training venue in the Mid-Atlantic region for the protective services community. The PSTA was built with the protective service and law enforcement professional in mind.​

The PSTA also provides a complete set of services to private protective services companies including facility rental, certification services, training, and staffing. Government and law enforcement agencies also regularly train their staffs at the PSTA.

Services

No other training facility in the region offers the breadth of offerings and world-class operations that the PSTA offers.

The region’s most professional, well-managed, and state-of-the art indoor range and multipurpose training facility for on-going training to support the protective services professionals on your staff.

 

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World-Class Services

  • Law enforcement and protective services professionals have regular certification and qualification requirements to become and then stay current, [...]

  • In addition to Individual Firearms Training, the PSTA offers a variety of other training courses, including Less Than Lethal Training (OC, MEB, P. [...]

  • Public and private organizations looking for a great partner to support their training will find that the PSTA facility is the perfect location. [...]

  • Our members take pride in belonging to one of the most state-of-the-art protective service training facilities in the region. Members, who must be [...]