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The SC Criminal Justice Academy is currently closed to the public and students due to the COVID-19 virus. This was done with the interest and safety of both students and staff. The Academy will closely monitor the situation and notify all training staff when classes reopen.

News Archive

Guest Instructors Needed!

Please see the updated 2019 - 2020 Guest Instructor Schedule for more information!

Changes to Class 1 and Limited Duty Certifications

Basic Law, Special Basic and Limited Duty certification classes are changing.  For more information, please see our release below: Pathway to Law…

New Law Alert!

All officers should now update their mailing addresses and phone numbers in Acadis per Subsection H of statute 23-23-150.

Coalition of Law Enforcement and Retail Conference

The 9th Annual Coalition of Law Enforcement and Retail Conference (CLEAR) will be held in Myrtle Beach, SC from October 8 - 11, 2018. Some of the…

PAT Test Revisions

Please review the Physical Abilities Test Memo for changes effective October 1, 2018.


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 Meeting

Agenda-July 25

Attention: SC Law Enforcement Agency Heads

Training Review Memo PCS Forms Mem

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.…

Master Training Catalog 2018 - 2019

The training catalog for the 2018 - 2019 year is now available!