SLED Procurement Office

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) Procurement Office is located at SLED Headquarters (4400 Broad River Road, Columbia, S.C. 29210). Responsibilities of the Procurement Office include procurement of goods and services in compliance with the South Carolina Consolidated Procurement Code and Regulations; establishing and administering internal procurement policies and procedures; and overseeing insurance coverage for SLED buildings and property.

SLED Procurement Staff

Procurement staff (listed below) may be reached between the hours of 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday, except for South Carolina State Holidays.

James Jackson, Procurement Director
Kim Williams, Procurement Manager

Doing Business with SLED

Vendors must have a South Carolina State Vendor Number to do business with SLED. For information on the vendor registration process necessary to be assigned a State Vendor Number, please visit Vendor Registration.

Types of Goods and Services Purchased

SLED purchases a variety of goods and services to support its mission, including:

  • Law enforcement supplies and equipment.
  • Office supplies and equipment.
  • Information technology supplies, equipment, and services.
  • Laboratory supplies and equipment.
  • Communication supplies and equipment.
  • Vehicle equipment, parts, and repairs.
  • Rotary aircraft equipment, parts, and repairs.
  • Veterinary supplies and services.
  • Professional services.

Advertised Solicitations and Procurement Notices

SLED solicitations and procurement notices are advertised in South Carolina Business Opportunities (SCBO).

South Carolina Division of Small and Minority Business Contracting and Certification (SMBCC)

The South Carolina Division of Small and Minority Business Contracting and Certification (SMBCC) connects minority- and women-owned small businesses to state contracting and procurement opportunities, while working with state agencies to implement and monitor minority-contracting programs in accordance with applicable policies, laws, and regulations. For more information about SMBCC, including information about becoming a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), please visit their website at S.C. Division of Small and Minority Business Contracting and Certification.

Inquiries regarding SLED’s MBE program can be directed to SLED’s MBE Liaison Officer, James Jackson, at (803) 896-7004.

Procurement Links