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Mon-Sat 9 A.M. - 6:30 P.M., Sun 11 A.M. - 5 P.M.
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DSA Founder and President, Darryl Bassett

Darryl Bassett is a retired member of the VA Air National Guard with over 24 yrs. of military service.  Mr. Bassett’s extensive knowledge of security and force protection measures was gained as a prior active-duty military personnel assigned to US stateside, as well as overseas, during Operation Desert Shield, Desert Storm and Enduring Freedom.  His knowledge of the security business was acquired working as a contract security officer and instructor assigned to The Department of Homeland Security contracts in Virginia working with the Federal Protective Service. His vast experience and training was also gained while working for the state and local government as a correctional officer for 8 yrs.  Currently the President of DSA Security, Darryl Bassett was a former certified Police Officer with the Dept. of Defense, protecting the world’s largest naval installation and holds he holds numerous instructor certifications.  With over 20 years’ experience in security and law enforcement, a strong work ethic and with proper planning Darryl Bassett and DSA Training Academy & Security Services will provide a security plan that will protect you and your company.

About DSA

DSA Training Academy & Security Services is a SWAM Certified security business, certified under SWAME/DMBE and is fully licensed and insured and its capabilities include fulfilling any and all obligations under potential VDOT Task Orders. 

The concept at DSA is simple, establish a Security Officer Training facility with an emphasis on quality service and offer the highest trained students an opportunity to be employed by DSA.

DSA was built using Darryl Bassett’s extensive experience creating a customized curricula for all aspects of security training, such as MARSEC Awareness and Readiness, special event security, campus life security as well as neighborhood watch initiatives for the housing communities under the Jamestown Ferry system to Environment of Care classes for security professionals in medical settings.