The South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy began training officers in 1968 and is the only authorized law enforcement training facility in the State of South Carolina.  The Academy has a mandate to provide basic training for all law enforcement, detention and telecommunications officers.
The Academy also provides advanced / specialized training in understanding Gang culture, Criminal Domestic Violence, Traffic Safety and Enforcement, Forensics, Behavioral Science, Defensive Tactics, Emergency Vehicle Operations and the proper handling of Firearms.
In order to participate in any training at the Academy you must first be employed by a state or local law enforcement agency or detention facility.  All candidates must complete training within the first twelve months of employment.
The Academy’s primary goal is to provide the quality training, knowledge, skills and abilities needed to serve and protect the citizens of South Carolina while maintaining a continuous certification process.

April 14, 2014
Preventing, Detecting, and Prosecuting Benefit Fraud in South Carolina Training

April 2, 2014
Responding to Alzheimer's Disease Training for Law Enforcement

March 24, 2014
TSO/TSI Conference July 21-23, 2014 Application

March 12, 2014
New Training Review Request Form Effective Immediately

March 4, 2014
The Advanced Training Catalog
July 2014- June 2015

March 3, 2014
New PCS of Hire Form is now available!
The prior form will not be accepted
after July 1, 2014.

February 24, 2014
Driving Instructor School Pre-Qualification 2014-2015

February 10, 2014
Academy Connection
Volume 6 Issue 1
January 2014 Newsletter

January 24, 2014
Canine Certification Form now available!

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