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Basic Detention

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

 

 

 

 

 

Graduations

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.