Academy Test Dates

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 42 or higher and less than 2 years old at the start of the Academy for Non-Affiliate Recruit. Deputy Sheriff Recruit applicant's T-Scores must be less than 1 year old at the time of application. Email your T-Score to

The GI Bill is accepted. Financial Aid is available through American River College.

Free "Passing the POST" online workshops are offered through Police Test Tutors. For further information and registration, 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 PELLETB approximately 7 days prior to the test date.

Upcoming Testing:

  • March 4th, 2017 (0800 and 1200)
  • March 25th, 2017 (0800 and 1200)

Register for the PELLETB (T-Score) exam online

The next Physical Abilities Test (PAT) is tentatively scheduled for late summer 2017 for our November 2017 Intensive Academy.

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