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Reserve Officer

South Carolina Reserve Officer Law
Chapter 28, Title 23, Code of Laws of SC, 1976 as amended.

A reserve officer is a non-paid volunteer who assists a law enforcement agency in enforcing the laws of South Carolina. The reserve officer is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the agency head. A reserve officer candidate must successfully complete the SC Reserve Officer Training Program to include an end of course written evaluation prepared by the Academy. 

Detailed information concerning the SC Reserve Officer Program is in the Reserve Officer Training Program Administrative Guide. After reading the guide if you have questions regarding the training program or testing, call (803) 896 - 4249.

For information regarding transferring to Class I LEO, please click here.

If you have questions regarding the appointment process or questions relating to current reserve officers, call (803) 896 - 7804.