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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
682 March 25, 2018 - June 15, 2018 June 15, 2018
683 April 15, 2018 - July 13, 2018 July 13, 2018
684 May 6, 2018 - August 3, 2018 August 3, 2018
685 May 27, 2018 - August 24, 2018 August 24, 2018
686 June 17, 2018 - September 14, 2018 September 14, 2018
687 July 15, 2018 - October 12, 2018 October 12, 2018
688 August 5, 2018 - November 2, 2018 November 2, 2018
689 August 26, 2018 - November 30, 2018 November 30, 2018
690 September 23, 2018 - December 21, 2018 December 21, 2018
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

 

Graduation

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