The Police Pre-Academy Training (PPAT) certification is for individuals who seek to become employed as a law enforcement officer in South Carolina and become Class-1 Certified Law Enforcement Officers (LEO) through the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy (SCCJA) and the Law Enforcement Training Council (LETC) pursuant to South Carolina Code of Laws Chapter 23. This program will be an option to begin the certification process as a law enforcement officer in South Carolina. Students entering the program are required to must be a U.S. citizen; must be a high school graduate (or have an equivalency); must successfully pass a criminal background check; and must be at least 20 years of age.

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