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Academy Staff

Academy Staff

The Academy Staff is here to assist you in any way.

Please contact us if you have any questions; read below each staff members name to see how we can best assist you.


Main Phone: (703) 916-8411 Fax Number: (703) 916-8412 Website:

Academy Weather & Information Line (voice mail available 24 hours): (703) 916-8411


Joseph Bonacci, Training Director, Administrator, Training Records Coordinator,

(703) 916-8411-Office Direct (202) 439-6908-Mobile Phone Email:

For issues regarding:

Accounting Issues-Receivables & Payables, handles all Academy functions including Board of Directors’ meetings, and Academy Graduations, Class Registrations, Training History Requests, Training Records and Online Training Issues, day to day operations, Training Calendar, In-Service Training classes.


Joseph Bonacci, Head Instructor

(703) 916-8411-Office (202) 439-6908-Mobile Phone Email:

Instructor Specialties: Unarmed/Armed Security Officer Instructor, Private Investigator Instructor, Personal Protection Specialist Instructor, Bail Enforcement Agent Instructor, General Instructor Trainer, Firearms Instructor Trainer, Baton Instructor, OC Instructor, Handcuffing Instructor, Taser Instructor, Red Cross Instructor, Active Shooter Instructor, Managing Others Aggressive Behavior Instructor

Gordon Passauer, Chief Instructor

(703) 916-8411 Office (571) 332-7130-Mobile Phone Email:

Instructor Specialties: Unarmed/Armed Security Officer, Private Investigator, Special Conservator of the Peace,

Bail Bondsman, Bail Enforcement, General Instructor, Firearms Instructor

James Starry, Staff Instructor

(703) 916-8411 Office (443) 871-0531-Mobile Phone Email:

Instructor Specialties: Unarmed/Armed Security Officer, General Instructor, Firearms Instructor

Contact Us
  • A Security Training Academy, Inc. #88-1502
    7263 Maple Place, Suite 203
    Annandale, Virginia 22003
  • (703) 916-8411 Office
  • (703) 916-8412 Fax