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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


Non-Affiliated – Intensive Format Academy tentatively scheduled to start in March 2015.

To better serve those interested in testing, we will be offering the PELLETB (T-Score) examination on a monthly basis. The following PELLETB examinations have been scheduled:

  • August 23, 2014
  • September 28, 2014
  • October 26, 2014
  • November 16, 2014

To start the application process please register at the below link 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.

Outside T-Scores will be accepted. The T-Score must be less than 1 year old at the start of the Academy and be a score of 45 or higher. You must still register at the below link to take the physical ability testing. Please indicate you have a prior T-Score when registering only if your T-Score is 45 or higher and will be less than a year old as of March 2015.

The Physical Ability Examination for the next Intensive Format Academy is tentatively scheduled for mid-December. Those who have a passing T-Score of 45 or higher will be invited to the Physical Ability Examination and will be notified via email at the beginning of December 2014.

Physical Ability Examination practice will be held on the following dates and times:

  • November 1st          0900-1300 hours
  • November 12th        1300-1600 hours
  • November 18-20th    0900-1200 hours
  • November 19-20th    1700-1900 hours
  • December 3rd          0900-1200 hours

Candidates are highly encouraged to practice the course prior to testing. Practices will be held at the Academy and staff will be present to assist candidates with the course.

A Payment Plan is offered and the GI Bill is accepted. Grants are available through American River College.

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

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