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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 our 2016 Academies. An Intensive Academy is tentatively scheduled for July 2016 with the possibility of a limited number of PAID “Deputy Sheriff Recruit” positions. An Extended Academy is tentatively scheduled for August 2016. 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:

  • 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 sponsoring a FREE PELLETB Workshop on Sunday, December 20, from 0900 – 1100. For information and registration on this Workshop and on FREE Webinars, 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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