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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 and an Extended Academy is tentatively scheduled for August 2016. All interested applicants should register for and take the PELLETB.

The following PELLETB examination has been scheduled:

  • February 21, 2016 (cut-off date February 11, 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.

The Sacramento Sheriff’s Department is hosting FREE PELLETB Workshops in April. For information and registration on the workshops and on PELLETB Webinars, go to http://policetesttutors.com/freeresources/

The next Physical Ability Test is scheduled for February 21, 2016. Applicants with a T-Score of 42+ will receive an email invitation.

Practice Sessions for the Physical Ability Test are from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Sacramento Sheriff’s Academy, 1000 River Walk Way:

January 13 9:00 am to 12:00 pm January 14 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
January 19 9:00 am to 12:00 pm January 21 9:00 am to 12:00 pm January 23 8:00 am to 10:00 am
January 27 9:00 am to 12:00 pm January 29 9:00 am to 12:00 pm January 30 8:00 am to 10:00 am
February 2 9:00 am to 12:00 pm February 4 9:00 am to 12:00 pm February 6 8:00 am to 10:00 am

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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