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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


The following PELLETB examinations have been scheduled:

  • September 25, 2016
  • October 9, 2016
  • November 6, 2016

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 2 years 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 recruiting@sacsheriff.com

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

For information and registration for FREE PELLETB Workshops and Webinars, go to http://policetesttutors.com/freeresources/

Deputy Sheriff Recruit applications are being accepted through the “Employment Opportunities” link.


Register for the PELLETB (T-Score) exam online

Physical Ability Testing:

A Physical Ability Test (PAT) will be given on October 2, 2016. To qualify to take the Physical Ability Test, you must have a passing T-Score of 42 or higher that is less than 1 year old at the time you apply/applied for Deputy Sheriff Recruit. If you are interested in Non-Affiliate Recruit, you need to have a passing T-Score of 42 or higher that will be less than 2 years old as of March 2017.

You may register to take the Physical Ability Test at the below link.

Register for the Physical Ability Test

Practice Dates for the Physical Ability Test:

Saturday Sept 17 (0800-1000)
Thursday Sept 22 (1700-1900)
Saturday Sept 24 (0800-1000)

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