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 Detention Class||Start (Sunday Report Date)||Graduation|
|Basic Detention 438||May 8, 2022||May 27, 2022|
|Basic Detention 439||May 29, 2022||June 17, 2022|
|Basic Detention 440||June 19, 2022||July 15, 2022|
|Basic Detention 441||July 18, 2022||August 5, 2022|
|Basic Detention 442||August 15, 2022||September 2, 2022|
|Basic Detention 443||September 12, 2022||September 30, 2022|
|Basic Detention 444||October 10, 2022||October 28, 2022|
|Basic Detention 445||November 7, 2022||December 2, 2022|
|Basic Detention 446||December 12, 2022||January 13, 2023|
|Basic Detention 447||January 23, 2023||February 10, 2023|
|Basic Detention 448||February 20, 2023||March 10, 2023|
|Basic Detention 449||March 20, 2023||April 7, 2023|
|Basic Detention 450||April 17, 2023||May 5, 2023|
|Basic Detention 451||May 15, 2023||June 2, 2023|
|Basic Detention 452||June 12, 2023||June 30, 2023|
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.