SC State Constable
A state constable's job is to support S.C. law enforcement in times of emergency and/or crisis. Program training includes firearms, laws of arrest, searches and seizures, evidence, crisis intervention, human/community relations, and SLED policies and procedures affecting constables. The program and constable exam are administered by a Criminal Justice Academy Certified Law Enforcement Instructor.
A constable candidate must be a U.S. Citizen and apply to SLED (background search performed) for approval. If approved, the candidate must successfully complete a Basic State Constable training program and qualify with firearms. Yearly in-service training updates are required.
The Basic Training program is regulated by SLED and established by the SC Law Enforcement Training Council. SLED-approved uniforms and equipment must be purchased at the constable’s expense. Constables serve as volunteers and are uncompensated per state law. The SC CRJ Academy does not control any part of the constable program or tuition; they only provide the training manuals.
How to Enroll
To pursue this certificate, please click on the courses below to see availability. You can register for courses online, and you do not have to apply to the college!
Call 803.732.0432 to talk to us about this program, or email email@example.com
Sample Program Plan and Costs
The class is 91 hours and covers all aspects of the responsibilities of being an S.C. Constable. Prior to registering, candidates must take an application to SLED and receive approval to take the training.
Class Delivery Methods
|Traditional. Classes meet on campus.
|100% online. Meets with a live instructor and classmates on specific days, at specific times. Uses web conferencing software, like Zoom.
|Some classes on campus. Some classes online or virtual.
|100% online. Due dates for projects and assignments. Self-paced work on your time.
SC State Constable Training Program: Basic Course
State constables are comissioned by SLED and support SC law enforcement. Prior to registering for this class, candidates must submit an appliction for Constable to SLED and receive aapproval to take the training. Student must pass a comprehensive test and qualify with firearms. Yearly in-service training updates are required. Curriculum includes: firearms, laws of arrest, searches and seizures, evidence, crisis intervention, human/community relations, SLED policiies and procedures affecting constables. The Criminal Justice Academy does not control any part of the constable program or tuition, but only provides the training manuals. Offiste weekend sessions will be scheduled for firearms training. Instructor will provide details first day of class.
No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Not including fees and equipment
What’s next after I complete this program?
After completing this training, participants usually go straight to a law enforcement agency to apply as volunteer constables.