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Police Officer Requirements – South Carolina

Minimum Requirements to be a Police Officer in South Carolina

  • a satisfactory background check
  • a birth certificate
  • must be at least 21 years of age
  • a high school diploma or GED
  • a valid South Carolina driver’s license

Candidates for certification as state or correctional officers can present a valid current driver’s license issued by any United States’ jurisdiction.

An applicant cannot have a disqualifying incident on his or her driving record such as driving under the influence of alcohol, dangerous drugs, reckless homicide, involuntary manslaughter, or leaving the scene of an accident.