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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).

  • Sunday, September 20, 2020
  • Sunday, October 25, 2020

Register for the PELLETB (T-Score) exam online

Physical Ability Test

The next Physical Ability Test date is TBD

Register for the Physical Ability Test

Practice Sessions have been set up for the following dates and times:

First Wednesday of every month from:
   1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
**Closed 4/8/2020 & 6/20/2020 due to Academy Training.**

Second Thursday of each Month from:
   March – September 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
   October – February 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

PELLET B testing Days from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Field will be closed 4/19/20202

You do not need to register to participate in a practice session. You may show up at any time during the session, but physical ability field closes promptly at the end of the session. A waiver must be signed prior to practicing.
Practice sessions are held at the Sacramento Sheriff’s Academy, 1000 River Walk Way, Carmichael, CA 95608.

The Physical Ability Test must be passed within six months of the start of the Academy.

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