Candidates often wonder what guidelines the NYPD Psychologist uses when deciding if an applicant is psychologically unsuitable. There are ten (10) dimensions that are considered in the final set of the POST Peace Officer Psychological Screening. These ten Dimensions include:

  1. Social Competence
  2. Teamwork
  3. Adaptability/Flexibility
  4. Conscientiousness/Dependability
  5. Impulse Control/Attention to Safety
  6. Integrity/Ethics
  7. Emotional Regulation/Stress Tolerance
  8. Decision-Making/Judgment
  9. Assertiveness/Persuasiveness
  10. Avoiding Substance Abuse and Other Risk-Taking Behavior

For a more in-depth look at the full set of Dimensions please click on the link below:
Peace Officer Psychological Screening Manual

If you failed your NYPD Psychological Evaluation or have been disqualified for any reason and would like to schedule a free consultation, please contact Kevin Sheerin at 516 248 0040.




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