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Where South Carolina Law 
Enforcement is Defined

Welcome to the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy

The United States comprise a nation governed by laws created by the people, with each state government providing laws and regulations which are unique to its own citizens and institutions but supplemental to the United States Constitution. 

It is the mission of the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy to foster and uphold prescribed laws and regulations by providing mandated basic and advanced training to law enforcement personnel and maintaining a continuous certification process to ensure that only the most qualified persons are sanctioned by the state to enforce its laws.

Recent News

2023 Traffic Safety Officer Conference

The 2023 Traffic Safety Officer Conference is scheduled for August 23-24, 2023.  Please view this document with instructions for how to register for the conference.  Time is running out!  Registration closes on August 1.

DIS Prequalification Changes

Beginning Fall 2023, changes are being made to Driving Instructor School (DIS) Prequalification. Candidates will now complete 2 separate courses, both of which provide an opportunity to become eligible to attend DIS.