Sac Sheriff

Academy - Minimum Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

Academy applicants must meet these minimum requirements:

Must be 21 at the time of Academy graduation

High School Diploma or G.E.D

Minimum P.O.S.T. PELLETB T-Score of 42

Valid California Driver's License and current vehicle insurance

No FELONY Convictions

No adult criminal convictions in past 3 years

Complete all elements of the Physical Ability Test in 3 minutes 30 seconds or less

Additional documentation required once accepted into the Academy:

Once accepted to a Sheriff’s Academy Class, candidates must complete these additional requirements before the Academy start date.

California Department of Justice Live Scan Fingerprint Screening.

A signed medical clearance from a physician stating the applicant is able to participate in the Academy physical conditioning program.

California Department of Motor Vehicle Driver's License/Identification Card Information Request to show proof of a valid unrestricted driver license. Note: The on-line driver record is not an official document and will not be accepted.

High school diploma, G.E.D or applicable college diploma/transcripts.

Proof of medical/automobile insurance (for duration of training).

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