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Sheriff's Training Academy
1000 River Walk Way
Carmichael, CA 95608

Public hours of operation:
8:00am - 5:00pm
Monday - Thursday

We are currently testing for a Non-Affiliated Extended Format Academy tentatively scheduled to start on August 8, 2015 and a Non-Affiliated Intensive Format Academy tentatively scheduled to start in November, 2015.

The following PELLETB examinations have been scheduled:

  • May 17, 2015 (cut-off date May 7, 2015)
  • June 14, 2015 (cut-off date June 9, 2015)
  • July 12, 2015 (cut-off date July 7, 2015)
  • August 16, 2015 (cut-off date August 11, 2015)

NEW** The Sacramento Sheriff’s Department passing T-Score is now 42 or higher.

Outside T-Scores will be accepted for the Sacramento Sheriff’s Department Academy. The T-Score must be less than 1 year old at the start of the Academy and be a T-Score of 42 or higher. You must still register on the link below and check the box that you already have a T-Score and Email your T-Score to

A Payment Plan is offered and the GI Bill is accepted.

To start the application process please register at the link below to take the PELLETB (T-Score). Those who register will be emailed additional information regarding the testing approximately 7 days prior to the test date.

A Physical Ability Test is scheduled for May 17, 2015. All those with an acceptable T-Score (all T-Scores of 42+ from examinations taken within one year of August 8, 2015) will be invited to the Physical Ability Test.

The Physical Ability Course practice schedule is:

  • Tuesday, May 5         1700-2000
  • Wednesday, May 6    0800-1100
  • Thursday, May 14      0800-1100

Register for the PELLETB (T-Score) exam and Physical Ability Test online

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