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. 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. Offsite weekend sessions meet at the A. Lewis McCarty Firearms Training Center, 357 Landfill Lane, Lexington, SC 29073. See the materials list for required equipment.
- Total Hours: 91.00
- CEUs: 9.10