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. CJA Featured Announcements PAT Test RevisionsPlease review the Physical Abilities Test Memo for changes effective October 1, 2018. HELP WANTED!Director Jackie Swindler recently spoke with WSPA Channel 7 News in a video interview about the shortage of officers in the State of South Carolina. SC Law Enforcement Training Council MeetingAgenda - July 25 Attention: SC Law Enforcement Agency HeadsTraining Review MemoPCS Forms Memo New Interview & Interrogation Training Opportunity!John E. Reid and Associates, Inc. is offering several Interview and Interrogation Training courses, available to all SC Law Enforcement Officers. Choose a location below to view further details.Lexington, SCNorth Charleston, SCCharleston, SC Master Training Catalog 2018 - 2019The training catalog for the 2018 - 2019 year is now available! NEW LAW ENFORCEMENT CERTIFICATION CLASSIFICATIONSThe South Carolina Law Enforcement Training Council has created a new law enforcement classification. Please view the official memo regarding this addition.Please visit our Training page for more information regarding certifications and training programs.IMMEDIATE CHANGES TO ACADEMY REGISTRATIONPlease view the official memo regarding changes to registration process for admission to SCCJA.Guest Instructors Needed!2018 - 2019 Schedule2017 - 2018 Schedule SCCJA Graduations!See the following links for Graduation dates and any special instructions.Basic Law EnforcementBasic DetentionBasic Telecommunications Limited Duty New Library Catalog Available Online!Library Online CatalogContact CJALibrary@sccja.sc.gov for more information! View More CJA News!