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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
696 February 11, 2019 - May 3, 2019 May 3, 2019
697 March 4, 2019 - May 24, 2019 May 24, 2019
698 March 25, 2019 - June 14, 2019 June 14, 2019
699 April 15, 2019 - July 12, 2019 July 12, 2019
700 June 16, 2019 - August 16, 2019 August 16, 2019
701 July 7, 2019 - August 30, 2019 August 30, 2019
702 July 21, 2019 - September 13, 2019 September 13, 2019
703 August 4, 2019 - September 27, 2019 September 27, 2019
704 August 18, 2019 - October 11, 2019 October 11, 2019
705 September 1, 2019 - October 25, 2019 October 25, 2019
706 September 15, 2019 - November 8, 2019 November 8, 2019
707 September 29, 2019 - November 22, 2019 November 22, 2019

 

Graduation

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