Mr. Charles Reinhold is a distinguished graduate of the Independent Security Advisors Dignitary and Executive Protection Specialist Course and has completed the ISA EP instructor training and role player/evaluator program. He is a credentialed Armed Personal Protection Specialist, and Private Detective.
Currently an ISA senior adjunct instructor, Mr. Reinhold is also has earned a number of Instructor qualifications during his career. He is a certified Personal Protection Specialist (32I) with the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice, he is Instructor qualified with the Virginia Department of Fire Programs, a certified Instructor with the Department of Homeland Security, and earned the United States Army Basic Instructor Badge.
Mr. Reinhold is a key member of the ISA instructional design team which is responsible for ensuring our training programs, curriculum, and lesson plans follow the most current training standards and doctrine of Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers and US Military training academies, and that ISA holds both instructors and students alike to strict standards of performance and conduct.
An accomplished marksman and National Rifle Association certified CCW and pistol instructor with over 20 years of professional firearms training and competition experience, he has received numerous awards and citations for his service as well as for marksmanship, including the Army’s medal Expert in Combat Marksmanship – Rifle (in bronze) and the Governor’s Twenty tab.
With this experience, ISA is honored to have him as our primary CCW and basic firearms instructor, and if that wasn’t enough, Mr. Reinhold is also an Colonel assigned to the Defense Coordinating Element for FEMA Region 3 as the Emergency Preparedness Liaison to the Commonwealth of Virginia. His prior assignment was as the Deputy Commander of the 183d Regiment, Regional Training Institute (RTI) where he provided leadership to over 100 of the finest trainers in the Virginia Army National Guard; ensuring all the courses of the RTI including the Infantry and Transportation Specialist Military Occupational Skill transition courses, the Air Assault and Pathfinder mobile training courses, the Light Leader and Rappel Master courses, the Virginia Army National Guard’s Marksmanship Program, and the Officer and Warrant Officer Candidate Schools were TRADOC accredited and administered following The Army School System (TASS) standards, and led the RTI to receive an Institute of Excellence designation during his tenure.
Mr. Reinhold’s experience means he understands the critical importance of providing world-class training, having experienced and certified Instructors, and that we introduce our students to the latest methods, procedures, technology, materials, and equipment.