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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

The Sacramento Sheriff's Department passing T-Score is 42 or higher.

Outside T-Scores will be accepted for the Sacramento Sheriff’s Department Academy:
For the Deputy Sheriff Recruit position, you must have taken the PELLETB within 1 year of the application date. For the Non-Affiliate Recruit position, you must have taken the PELLETB within 2 years of the Academy start date. Email your outside T-Score to

For information and registration for FREE PELLETB Workshops and Webinars, go to

We are currently recruiting for our 2019 Academies for both Deputy Sheriff Recruit and Non-Affiliate Recruit positions.

The BOG Waiver and GI Bill are accepted as well as a payment plan is offered to help Non-Affiliate Recruits.

Deputy Sheriff Recruit applications are being accepted through the “Employment Opportunities” link. Applications should not be submitted until you have a qualifying T-Score of 42 or higher.

To start the application process please register at the link below to take the PELLETB (T-Score).

Upcoming Testing:

  • June 23, 2019
  • July 14, 2019
  • August 11, 2019
  • September 22, 2019
  • October 27, 2019
  • November 17, 2019

Register for the PELLETB (T-Score) exam online

Physical Ability Test

The Physical Ability Test will be held on June 22, 2019. You must have a qualifying T-Score of 42 or higher that will be less than 2 years old as of December 2019 to test.

Register for the Physical Ability Test

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