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Law Office of Kevin P. Sheerin

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

Law Office of Kevin P. SheerinWhen 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

Law Office of Kevin P. SheerinIf 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

A police officer must first file an appeal with the NYC Civil Service Commission before filing an Article 78 under the doctrine of “exhaustion of remedies.”

A hiring agency may disqualify a candidate up to three years after hiring the candidate.  The three year limit does not apply if fraud was used in the application