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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:

  • April 19, 2015 (cut-off date April 9, 2015)
  • 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. Grants are available through American River College.

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:

  • Saturday, April 18      0900-1200
  • Wednesday, April 22  0800-1100
  • Tuesday, April 28       1700-2000
  • 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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