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Basic Law Enforcement

The mission of the Basic Law Enforcement program (BLE) 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 law enforcement officer in the state of South Carolina. 

  • The Basic Law Enforcement training program is currently twelve weeks in duration.
  • Upon completion of the training the candidate will be a certified Class 1 Law Enforcement Officer.
  • A candidate must complete training within the first twelve months of employment.
Basic Class # Training Dates Graduation Date
691 October 14, 2018 - January 18, 2019 January 18, 2019
692 November 4, 2018 - February 8, 2019 February 8, 2019
693 December 2, 2018 - March 1, 2019 March 1, 2019
694 December 30, 2018 - March 22, 2019 March 22, 2019
695 January 21, 2019 - April 12, 2019 April 12, 2019
696 February 11, 2019 - May 3, 2019 May 3, 2019

 

Graduation

All Basic Law Enforcement Graduations are held in the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy Gymnasium at 10:00am on the date specified.