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Basic Detention Training Program

The mission of the Basic Detention training program (BD) as mandated by South Carolina Law is to provide the officer candidate with the necessary knowledge, skills, and the abilities to perform the duties of a certified detention officer in the state of South Carolina.

  • The Basic Detention training program is currently three weeks in duration.
  • Upon completion of the training the candidate will be a certified Class 2 Law Enforcement Officer.
  • A candidate must complete training within the first twelve months of employment.

 

 

Basic Class #Training DatesGraduation Date
388 May 27, 2018 - June 15, 2018June 15, 2018
389July 9, 2018 - July 27, 2018July 27, 2018
390July 30, 2018 - August 17, 2018August 17, 2018
391**August 27, 2018 - September 14, 2018September 14, 2018
392**September 17, 2018 - October 5, 2018October 5, 2018
393October 15, 2018 - November 2, 2018November 2, 2018
394November 5, 2018 - November 30, 2018November 30, 2018
395December 10, 2018 - January 11, 2019January 11, 2019

 

 

Graduations

All Basic Detention Graduations are held at the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy Gymnasium at 10:00am on the date specified. In the event that a Basic Law Enforcement Graduation is held on the same day as Basic Detention, the Basic Detention Graduation will be scheduled for 1:00pm on that day (indicated by **), in the gymnasium.