Berkeley County South Carolina Sheriff's Office

Citizen Police Academy

Public service has been my calling in life, and I am honored to serve as your sheriff. I understand how difficult it can be when you volunteer, but I have also learned that it can lead to fulfilling rewards. By joining the citizen’s academy, you will be able to experience your Sheriff’s Office from the inside out. You will have the opportunity to meet our staff and gain knowledge of personnel issues, budgets, available equipment, and challenges created by the diversity of calls for service throughout Berkeley County.

It is our mission to make a priority of protecting the lives and property of those who reside in or visit Berkeley County. To achieve this mission, we will use every available resource, act with compassion towards all innocent victims, and fairly pursue those who are accused. The citizens of Berkeley County are an important and valuable resource. Thank you for showing interest in our citizen’s police academy, and I would be pleased to have you enroll in our next class.

Thank you for showing interest in our Citizen Police Academy.

S. Duane Lewis, Sheriff

Class size is limited to the first 25 qualified applicants.

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