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
Police Written Exam

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.

 


Police Written Test