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We continue to help candidates that have been disqualified from the NYPD.  For 18 years we have assisted candidates who received letters for NYPD psych disqualification, NYPD character or background disqualification or NYPD medical disqualification.  In each of these areas we have had success in appealing the grounds for disqualification. It is crucial you have a NYC Civil Service disqualification appeals attorney assist you in your fight to appeal your disqualification.  I frequently appear at…
I posted this information for disqualified candidates 12 years ago and the information contained in the post is still relevant to appeals today.  If you receive a NYPD character, NYPD psychological or NYPD medical disqualification call me at 516 248 0040 to discuss your case. Appealing a Character Disqualification from the NYPD I frequently get calls inquiring about what disqualifies a candidate from the NYPD.  The NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) is the…
When appealing a NYPD character disqualification what are the factors considered? Frequency of violations or infractions, such as arrests, moving violations or other incidents such as school discipline or work discipline.  If you were suspended or expelled from school this would work against your NYPD Police Officer application. Also if you were late or disciplined at your job this would be a problem in your application.  If you were terminated from one or more jobs…
What are some of the reasons a candidate can be psychologically (psych) disqualified for the NYPD police officer title or other civil service titles? If a candidate had an IEP Individual Education Plan in school some of the NYPD psychologists see this as a reason to disqualify a candidate. The NYPD psychologist will ask you to sign an authorization to get your school records. When the records are received they will review them and determine…
Some of the most frequent questions I receive: Should I appeal my Civil Service job disqualification? Well, consider what happens to your chances of being a law enforcement officer if you let your disqualification stand. Most law enforcement agencies are required to conduct an investigation for every exam you take. But how authentic will it be? Possibly not so in depth because the person doing the investigation or testing will have in the back of…
I am a NYPD disqualification appeals lawyer with more than 18 years of experience. I have been assisting disqualified NYPD candidates who have received either a Notice of Proposed Disqualification for psychological reasons or a Final Notice of Disqualification for psychological reasons from the NYPD. On the Notice of Proposed Disqualification letter the candidate is given an opportunity to select an expert and have the NYPD psychological file sent to that expert for review and…
It was recently announced that the NYPD will appoint 900 Police Officer candidates in November 2020. It has been a long wait. https://nypost.com/2020/10/23/nypd-adding-900-recruits-but-still-short-of-2019-after-defund-push/ https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-crime/ny-new-nypd-academy-class-20201023-sa4uljoeljbddhskxltbdhbs6u-story.html#nt=pf-double%20chain~top-version1~flex%20feature~curated~nypd-7p~SA4ULJOELJBDDHSKXLTBDHBS6U~1~1~6~7~art%20yes I have been a civil service disqualification appeals attorney for 18 years. If you have questions please contact me at 516 248 0040. Email me: kevin@sheerinlaw.com Website: www.sheerinlaw.com Blog: civilservice.sheerinlaw.com Facebook: Law_Office_of Kevin_P._Sheerin Twitter: @DQLawyer     nypd psychological disqualification appeal / nypd disqualification appeal lawyer / nypd psych appeal success…
If you are in the hiring process for a New York City Civil Service job and would like to find out when your eligible list expires: Dial 212-669-1357 Press 2 Enter your social security number The DCAS help line will tell you when your list was established and when it will expire. The expiration date is usually 4 years after the list was established or promulgated. If you received a NYPD Disqualification letter you would…
The disappointment and frustration of receiving a disqualification letter from NYPD, FDNY, DSNY or New York City Department of Corrections can be addressed by taking action rather than giving up. One of the great parts of New York City civil service jobs is the New York City Civil Service Commission.  The process of appeals has improved dramatically over the 18 years I have been helping disqualified candidates appeal their disqualifications. I have created this video…
There is a sharply increasing percentage of candidates appealing their NYPD NOPD psychological disqualification who are succeeding at a second interview. Before you can get a second interview you must appeal. It’s good to get the facts before you act. I am available for a phone consultation, a zoom conference or FaceTime. We can discuss the facts of your history, the appeal process for NOPD appeals (“step one”), including what occurred in the oral psychological…