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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:

  • August 16, 2015 (cut-off date August 11, 2015)
  • September 27, 2015 (cut-off date September 17, 2015)
  • October 18, 2015 (cut-off date October 8, 2015)
  • November 15, 2015 (cut-off date November 5, 2015)
  • December 13, 2015 (cut-off date December 3, 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 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

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

The Sacramento Sheriff’s Department is hosting a PELLETB “Passing the POST” Workshop on Sunday, September 13 from 9:00 – 11:00 am at the Sacramento County Voter Registration Community Room at 7000 65th Street, Sacramento. For further information and registration, go to

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

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