The Facility

The PSTA was designed to meet and exceed the expectations of the region’s top protective service organizations and professionals

PSTA 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 protective service and law enforcement professional in mind.

The PSTA training and instructional staff is uniquely qualified when compared to our competitors in the area, offering a wide array of training certification opportunities for students. Our staff includes instructors that are certified by the National Rifle Association Law Enforcement Activities Division, Maryland State Police, District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department, and Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) to provide Armed and Unarmed Certification Training to security professionals. The instructional staff is also certified by the American Red Cross to teach and certify CPR (Adult, Child and Infant) and First Aid, as well as providing instruction in — less-lethal weapons, inflammatory agents and chemical munitions.

We also offer instructors that are certified by FLETC, Maryland Police & Correctional Training Commission (MPTC), FBI, NASA, USSS, IALEFI, Department of State, as well as numerous Armorer Schools.

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

Retail Store Hours of Operation
Monday 8am-7pm
Tuesday 8am-7pm
Wednesday 8am-7pm
Thursday 8am-7pm
Friday 8am-7pm
Saturday 8am-6pm
Administrative Hours of Operation
Monday 9am-5pm
Tuesday 9am-5pm
Wednesday 9am-5pm
Thursday 9am-5pm
Friday 9am-5pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

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