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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 recruiting@sacsheriff.com

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 http://policetesttutors.com/freeresources/

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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