About Us

 

The ISA Training Division was established&nbspEducation, Training & Accreditation

 The ISA Training Division was established in 2016 with oversight of all our programs of instruction, accreditation, and college or university recognition. All training conducted here in the United States and internationally falls into this division. Its mission is to provide world-class fully accredited specialized training to law enforcement, the military, and private & corporate security organizations.

 History

In 2011 ISA conducted its first training program for law enforcement, a 50-hour dignitary protection course focused on the security of local and state elected officials. Requested by sheriff’s deputies and local officers after the assassination attempt of Congresswoman Gabriel Gifford’s in Arizona, it was held in Blacksburg Virginia and we trained over 20 officers and deputies.

2012-2013  Success and Expansion

By August 2012 the course had been further refined, and it caught the attention of the University of Maryland Public Safety Academy where it was taught until April 2013. During the nine months of that program, ISA instructors trained troopers, deputies, and officers from 21 federal, state or local law enforcement agency’s or departments including :

  • The US Federal Police Service
  • US Park Police
  • US Army Military Police
  • US Air Force Security Police (Ravan)
  • Maryland and Delaware State Police
  • Anne Arundel, Arlington, Fredrick, Loudoun, Prince Georges, Montgomery and Baltimore County police departments
  • Executive Protection Unit Philadelphia Police
  • Executive Protection Unit Baltimore City Police
  • Executive Protection Unit Prince Georges County Police
  • Police officers from California & Ohio
  • Universities of Massachusetts, George Mason, and George Washington police departments
  • Private and corporate investigators and security officers

Prince Georges County Police Training Academy

In June 2013 ISA was invited to conduct its new fully state accredited seven-day Dignitary and Executive Protection course at the Prince Georges County Maryland Police Training Academy. ISA conducted three programs into 2015. Students attended from:

  • The Maryland State Police Executive Protection Unit
  • Local police departments
  • The US Air Force
  • The State Attorney’s Office
  • Fully vetted private security specialists

Present Day

 Accreditation and RecognitionToday our training division provides basic, advanced and custom programs of instruction that are:

  • Fully accredited for law enforcement in-service credit
  • Approved for continuing and adult education credit
  • Recognized for undergraduate college credit
  • Endorsed by the International Foundation of Protection Officers

These programs include:

  • Dignitary and Executive Protection
  • Terrorism and Extremism
  • Physical Security
  • Surveillance
  • Use of Force
  • Specialized Drivers and Medical Courses 

Students today come from;

  • The US Military
  • Local, campus, county, and state law enforcement
  • Tribal and federal agencies and law enforcement
  • Corporate and private security organizations

 

Community Service

Domestic Violence Action Network

ISA is the parent organization behind the Domestic Violence Action Network. Re-established in 2016, this network of security providers assists victims of domestic violence in partnership with law enforcement, state, local and private domestic violence organizations. ISA provides close protection, secure transport, close escort, and other services as needed. This network also helps raise money for our DV partners so they can continue to serve those in need. 

 

 

 

ISA is licensed, insured and registered with the charter office of assessments and taxation for the state of Maryland

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