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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 Intensive Format Academy scheduled to start on November 17, 2015. This Academy will have both Non-Affiliate Recruits and PAID “Deputy Sheriff Recruits”. All interested applicants should register for and take the PELLETB. Once you receive a T-Score, apply online for the “Deputy Sheriff Recruit” position so that you will be considered for the “Deputy Sheriff Recruit” position and the Non-Affiliate Recruit.

The following PELLETB examinations have been scheduled:

  • June 14, 2015 (cut-off date June 9, 2015)
  • July 11, 2015 (cut-off date July 5, 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.

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

Practice Dates for the Physical Ability Test

  • June 18 (Thursday)       0900 – 1100 hours
  • June 20 (Saturday)       1000 – 1200 hours
  • June 24 (Wednesday)   1700 - 1900 hours
  • June 25 (Thursday)        0900 – 1100 hours
  • July 1 (Wednesday)      1700 – 1900 hours
  • July 2 (Thursday)          0900 – 1100 hours

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