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.
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Instructor Recertification Changes
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November 5, 2014
Seven Deadly Sins
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October 15, 2014
Academy Connection
Volume 6 Issue 4
October 2014 Newsletter
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March 12, 2014
New Training Review Request Form Effective Immediately
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March 4, 2014
The Advanced Training Catalog
July 2014- June 2015
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March 3, 2014
New PCS of Hire Form is now available!
The prior form will not be accepted
after July 1, 2014.
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January 24, 2014
Canine Certification Form now available!
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