Hiring Abbeville Police Department (2)Application Process

Applications for employment with the City of Abbeville Police Department can be obtained at City Hall located at 100 Court Square or by downloading an application from the Human Resources Page. The application process includes the following:

  • Background investigation 
  • Drug Screen
  • Medical/physical exam

Applicants also must be:

  • 21 years of age or older
  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Have a current, valid drivers license
  • No criminal record


Employees must complete nine weeks of intensive training at the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy in Columbia. Upon graduation, Officers will be assigned to shift and field training where they will continue their law enforcement training. In-service training towards re-certification is required several times during the year.


The City of Abbeville has a generous benefit package including Medical, Dental, Life insurance, Holidays, Vacation and Sick Leave. The Abbeville Police Department provides competitive local law enforcement salaries within the region.  If you are interested in employment with the City of Abbeville Police Department, contact the Department at 864-366-5832 or the City Human Resources Department.

More Information

For more information, see our Human Resources Page.