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We continue to help candidates who have been disqualified from the NYPD.  For more than 18 years we have assisted candidates who receive letters for NYPD psychological, NYPD medical or NYPD character or background disqualification.  In each of these areas we have had notable success in appealing the grounds for disqualification. It is crucial that you have a NYC Civil Service disqualification appeals attorney assist you in your fight to appeal your disqualification.  We frequently…
If you received a NYPD psychological, medical or character/background disqualification you should ACT NOW.  Please call 516-248-3494 or email Kevin Sheerin at kevin@sheerinlaw.com to schedule a free consultation.  There are two factors crucial to your disqualification appeal. The first is properly going through each step of the appeal process. The second factor is more particularly based on the facts of your case. It is imperative that you consult with someone experienced in this type of…
What should you expect from the NYPD psychological testing process? The NYPD will give you a written exam consisting of hundreds of questions.  After the exam is scored you will be called to meet with a NYPD Psychological staff member for an oral psychological interview. You may be asked questions about your answers given on the written exam and you will be asked to explain your answers. You will also be asked questions about your…
If your goal is to become a police officer, you must do a considerable amount of work before completing any forms, meeting with any investigator or attending any psychological evaluation. You will also need to research your school records, obtain your school transcript, and be ready to discuss any disciplinary history, withdrawals and/or failed classes. Make sure you also know the dates and semesters you attended both high school and college. You must also be…
In a world that revolves around technology, you must be aware of EVERYTHING you say, do or post on social media. Before putting anything out there, you should ask yourself if you are fine with ANYONE seeing and/or reading your content. According to USA TODAY, appointing police agencies are requesting releases from applicants to review their Facebook pages for negative information.  You can read that article here I have been a New York Civil Service…
New York City Personnel Services Bulletin 100-10R addresses the process of appealing a civil service job disqualification. New York State Civil Service Law and the New York City Charter authorized the DCAS Commissioner to disqualify a candidate for medical or psychological reasons. Throughout my 18 years of experience as a civil service disqualification appeals attorney, I have helped many of my clients win their appeal. I can help you too. If you have questions and…
The answer regarding whether you should appeal or withdraw from a NYPD Notice of Proposed Disqualification lies in the circumstances and facts involved in your disqualification. There are occasions when withdrawing might make sense. For instance, if your goal is to create more time and distance between an incident that may have caused you to be disqualified in the first place, then withdrawing now and trying again later might be best. Having said that, it…
The following video explains the NYPD psychological disqualification appeal process, and the steps you must follow in order succeed. It outlines the NYPD psychological Notice of Proposed Disqualification (NOPD) steps, followed by what you should do if you receive a Notice for a second interview. It further explains what to do if you receive a Notice of Disqualification (NOD), which can be appealed to the NYC Civil Service Commission. If you have questions and would…
As a New York Civil Service Law Attorney with more than 18 years of experience, I can help you appeal your disqualification for the NYPD, FDNY, NYC Department of Sanitation, NYC Department of Corrections or DCAS-NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services. For answers to many of your questions regarding NYPD Disqualifications and how the appeals process works, please view my video below. If you have questions about your disqualification and would like to schedule a…
If you receive a NYPD NOPD psychological disqualification you must interview the psychologist you hire THOROUGHLY before they represent you or face severe regrets afterwards. There are psychologists charging very low fees to represent disqualified NYPD candidates in disqualification appeals which seems like a great deal and a perfect way to get reinstated to the NYPD Police Officer eligible list. Not revealed is that these psychologists will report that you are NOT PSYCHOLOGICALLY QUALIFIED to…