Meet Our Team

Josh Palmer

Sr Instructor

Josh is a certified sr instructor for AS3 International, with ample training experience in Mexico.

Staff Sergeant Army Veteran, Josh has more than 20 years of experience in the security industry.

Joshua is also a Member of KDI’s International Executive Protection and Special Projects Teams.


Josh Solomon

Sr Instructor

Lt. Solomon presently serves as the Training Unit supervisor for the York County Sheriff’s Office, overseeing a contingent of around 50 instructors, as well as coordinating our Field Training Program which accounts for 14 additional FTO’s.


Prior to this assignment, He has served the York County Sheriff’s Office in many capacities, including the roles of Training Sgt, K9 Handler, SRO, Shift Supervisor, and Traffic Enforcement Officer.

South Carolina Training Officer’s Association

Vice President & Conference Organizer October 2014 – Present


  • Certified Training Manager – SCCJA
  • Certified BID – SCCJA
  • FTO Manager – SCCJA
  • MACP Instructor – US Army
  • Krav Maga Instructor
  • Tactical Shooting Instructor – NRA
  • Firearms Instructor – SCCJA
  • Driving Instructor – SCCJA
  • Defensive Tactics (PPCT) and Ground Defense Instructor – SCCJA
  • SFST Instructor – NHTSA & SCCJA

Brandon Rollins

Sr Instructor

One of AS3’s lead instructors in the US, Capt. Rollins has been certified in Mexico for all disciplines needed to bring the necessary skills into the most complex training programs in the world.

Capt. Brandon Rollins was with the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office for 20+ years. He has served in the roles of Patrol Deputy, SRO, Narcotics Investigator, Lieutenant of Professional Standards, finally retiring as Captain in charge of the local holding facility.

He is a certified instructor with the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy.

Capt. Rollins is the SWAT team commander and has been a member of the team for 13 years.

He has been awarded the American Legion Award for Bravery, SC Sheriff’s Association Life Saving Award, and was awarded the inaugural “Not Today“award given by PoliceOne and Calibre Press for his involvement in an incident while on duty in November 2011.