FAQs

Please find answers to several Frequently Asked Questions below. If you still have questions, feel free to reach out to us.

 

Where can I find a listing of Circuit Solicitor websites?

ANSWER: Please visit Helpful Links or here to find websites for each Circuit Solicitor’s office.

 

How do I file a Freedom of Information Request with the SCCPC?

ANSWER: To file a Freedom of Information Request with the SCCPC, please visit our SC FOIA page.

 

How do I file a Freedom of Information Request with a Circuit Solicitor or Circuit Solicitor’s Office?

ANSWER: To file a Freedom of Information Request with a specific Circuit Solicitor, please directly contact the particular office of the Circuit Solicitor.

 

Is the South Carolina Commission on Prosecution Coordination still conducting trainings during the COVID-19 pandemic?

ANSWER: Yes. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Commission has developed and implemented a plan for converting live trainings to an online virtual format not previously offered.  This has allowed prosecutors, diversion coordinators and victim advocates to receive critical information relating to COVID-19 and the performance of their responsibilities.  Additional virtual trainings to obtain required continuing education credits have been scheduled and continue to be planned.  For information about future trainings, please contact Amie Clifford (aclifford@cpc.sc.gov) or Jennifer Aplin (japlin@cpc.sc.gov) by e-mail or by phone at (803) 343-0765.

 

Is the South Carolina Solicitors’ Association Solicitors’ Conference still occurring in September 2020?

ANSWER: The Annual Solicitors’ Conference for 2020 will be structured differently this year to ensure safety and compliance with the recommendations of the Governor, SCDHEC and the CDC.  Presently, the conference is still planned as a live event that will take place in Myrtle Beach, SC, but on a much smaller scale than in previous years.  Circumstances relating to the COVID-19 pandemic will continue to be monitored frequently to evaluate whether a live conference is able to take place.  For the latest information, contact Amie Clifford (aclifford@cpc.sc.gov) or Jennifer Aplin (japlin@cpc.sc.gov) or by phone at (803) 343-0765.

 

Are victim advocate trainings still ongoing during the COVID-19 pandmic?

ANSWER: Yes.  Virtual trainings are being offered as live, interactive webinars.  Contact Amie Clifford (aclifford@cpc.sc.gov) or Jennifer Aplin (japlin@cpc.sc.gov) or by phone at (803) 343-0765 for more information.

 

Are diversion programs currently accepting applicants during the COVID-19 pandemic? 

ANSWER: Each Circuit is handling the acceptance of diversion program applications differently based on available resources.  For more information, contact the Director of Circuit Diversion Programs for the circuit in which you are interested, and for additional questions contact the SCCPC’s Director of Business Services and Communications, Andrea Sancho-Baker asancho-baker@cpc.sc.gov.