Police Officer


Job Duties

  • Patrols the City of Walterboro to protect life and property
  • Responds to calls for service
  • Enforces  all federal, state and local laws as well as city ordinances
  • Provides testimony and prepares documents relating to the adjudication of cases in court
  • Apprehends and arrest criminal suspects and law violators
  • Maintains order and public safety
  • Performs duties related to law enforcement work as required
  • Work with supervision to produce the best results possible


  • Be a citizen of the United States and a High School graduate
  • 21 years old or older and possess a valid S.C. drivers license or have the ability to obtain one
  • Must have successfully completed or have the ability to complete courses of study at the S.C. Criminal Justice Academy
  • Must possess skill in using firearms and in the operation of a motor vehicle
  • Must possess skill in dealing firmly, tactfully and courteously with the public
  • Must have the ability to prepare clear and concise reports
  • Must live or be willing to relocate to Colleton County
  • Must be able to pass a polygraph, psychological test, credit check, thorough background investigation, and pre-employment drug screen


  • Salary: $32,711 Negotiable depending on experience and education
    •     $34,346 After F.T.O. completion
  • Take home car
  • Overtime Pay / Off - duty court pay
  • Tort Liability Insurance
  • S.C. Police Officers Retirement Plan
  • Paid membership in the S.C. Law Enforcement