1260 Lexington Drive, West Columbia, South Carolina 29170
State constables are commissioned by SLED and support SC law enforcement in times of emergency and/or crisis. Prior to registering, candidates must take their application to SLED and receive approval to take the training. You must pass a comprehensive test and qualify with firearms. Yearly in-service training updates are required. Curriculum: firearms, laws of arrest, searches and seizures, evidence, crisis intervention, human/community relations, SLED policies and procedures affecting constables. Academy does not control any part of the constable program or tuition, only provides the training manuals.
A tentative class is scheduled from October 10, 2019 through December 11, 2019
In order to enter this class, each participant must submit a letter from the South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) stating eligibility for the training. Topics Include:
Physical Evidence (A) Laws of Arrest
Physical Evidence Crime Scene (B) Constitutional Law
Investigations (A) Searches I
Officer Survival Searches II
Juvenile Procedures Searches III
Prisoner Control & Transport Ethics
Auto-Pistol Range Orientation (A) Diverse Communications
Police Revolver Training (B) Police Communications
Shotgun Familiarization (C) Criminal Domestic Violence
The course is $649.00 per student and must be borne by the student.
For further information please contact Ms Becky Garnett at (803) 732-5256
Email: Becky Garnett