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Benefits & Rewards

While offering one of the best benefits packages in the nation, the South Carolina Highway Patrol (SCHP) also provides professional challenges with rewarding results. The opportunities we offer our troopers cover many areas of service where they are able to better protect, educate, and serve our citizens.

Where will your skills take you when you join the South Carolina Highway Patrol?

Learn more about our Specialized Units which include the Multi-disciplinary Accident Investigation Team (MAIT), Criminal Interdiction Unit (CIU), Governor’s Security Detail Unit, as well as many more exciting career paths available within SCHP.

Benefits Package

  • South Carolina State Employee Benefits Package
  • Take-home Patrol Car
  • All Uniforms and Accessories Provided
  • SC Police Officer Retirement Benefits & Salary:
    • Retire after only 27 years of service or by age 55.
    • Transfer and purchase past military and public service time to retire early!
    • Disability Retirement Protection
  • OJT VA - GI Bill Benefits