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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

Dates (Sunday Report Date)

Graduation

Basic Detention 425

June 20, 2021

July 16, 2021

Basic Detention 426

July 18, 2021

August 6, 2021

Basic Detention 427

August 8, 2021

August 27, 2021

Basic Detention 428

September 6, 2021

September 24, 2021

Basic Detention 429

September 26, 2021

October 15, 2021

Basic Detention 430

October 24, 2021

November 5, 2021

Basic Detention 431

November 7, 2021

December 3, 2021

Basic Detention 432

December 5, 2022

January 7, 2022

Basic Detention 433

January 9, 2022

January 28, 2022

Basic Detention 434

January 30, 2022

February 18, 2022

Basic Detention 435

February 27, 2022

March 18, 2022

Basic Detention 436

March 20, 2022

April 8, 2022

Basic Detention 437

April 10, 2022

April 29, 2022

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

 

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.