Advanced Constable Training is being presented through Spartanburg Community College. It consist of 64 hours of advanced training.

To become an Advanced Constable, you must 1. Be in good standing with SLED and local law enforcements agencies,

2. Have been commissioned a basic state constable for at least one year, and

3. Have completed 240 hours of duty time assisting local law enforcement agencies. This course provides 62 hours of instruction and will be taught by class 1 law enforcement officers who have instructor and defensive tactics certifications. Upon completion of classroom training, testing will be conducted at the SC Criminal Justice Academy.

This course will cover the following topics, Juvenile Procedures, Child Abuse, Vulnerable Adults, Sexual Assault, Mental Illness, Prejudice Personality, Officer Survival On and Off duty, Basic Patrol Operations, Strategies of Arrest, Emergency Vehicle Operations and Defensive Tactics.

The course is on our website and opened for registrations. Candidates will see the class meeting information when they click on the Register Now button and it should also show on their schedules once they register. If anyone experiences issues with registering, they may contact our Registration Office at 864-592-4900 for assistance. The course will be held at our Tyger River Campus in Duncan, off of Hwy. 290. I’ve attached directions and campus map for review. We have two buildings on this campus. The class will be held in our BMW Center which is located behind our main TRC building off of Commerce Court.

Here is the link to register Advanced Constable Training : Spartanburg Community College (



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