SC State Constables Basic Training Course
A state constable’s job is to support S.C. law enforcement in times of emergency and/or
crisis. Program training includes firearms, laws of arrest, search and seizures, evidence,
crisis intervention, human/community relations, and SLED policies and procedures affecting
The program and constable exam are administered by a Criminal Academy Certified Law Enforcement Instructor.
A constable candidate must be a U.S. citizen and apply to SLED (background search performed) for approval.
If approved, the candidate must successfully complete a Basic State Constable training program and qualify with firearms. 72 hours classroom plus 24 hours Firearms training
Must have authorization letter from SLED Regulatory Services to register.
Participants need to provide their own handgun in one of the following calibers: 9mm, .40, .357 semiautomatic, or .45.
Holster and 500 rounds of ammunition prior to firearms training.
SC Constables Training Program: Basic Course $799
For more information, call (843) 477-2020.