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NYC DCAS Job applicants need to enter tasks performed in job application

Posted in Civil Service, Civil Service Discipline, Disqualification Success Stories, NYPD character disqualification, NYPD disqualification, NYPD disqualification appeals attorney, NYPD psych disqualification
New York City’s Department of Administrative Services writes, administers and grades Civil Service Exams. A Notice of Examination states the job requirements for a civil service title. A Civil Service job candidate when filling out the application, which is often online, you should keep the job requirements in front of them as they fill out… Continue Reading

NYPD Oral Psychological Interview

Posted in Disqualification Success Stories, NYPD disqualification, NYPD disqualification appeals attorney, NYPD psych disqualification
Candidates for NYPD and Nassau County Police Department and other law enforcement agencies may not be aware that the oral psychological exam can be rough.  The examiner, most often a Psychologist, can use an aggressive questioning pattern to find out if the candidate can handle confrontation.  Also the psychologist may repeat previously asked questions to… Continue Reading

NYPD Disqualification NOPD

Posted in Disqualification Success Stories, NYPD character disqualification, NYPD disqualification, NYPD disqualification appeals attorney
The first notice you will receive when you are NYPD disqualified is a Notice of Proposed Disqualification or NOPD.  You will have 30 days to respond to this NOPD.  It is recommended that you consult with an attorney to protect your rights and make the most compelling arguments to increase your chances to get a… Continue Reading

NYPD Disqualification Appeal-from the old days.

Posted in Disqualification Success Stories, NYPD character disqualification, NYPD disqualification, NYPD disqualification appeals attorney
Brown v. Krone, 47 Misc. 2d 890, 263 N.Y.S.2d 385 (Sup. Ct. 1965), aff’d,25 A.D.2d 954, 271 N.Y.S.2d 600 (1966) Proceeding to compel restoration of petitioner’s name to police patrolman eligibility list. The Supreme Court, held that it was unreasonable, arbitrary and capricious to base removal of applicant’s name from list on his plea of guilty to offense… Continue Reading

What are the rights of disqualified NYPD Candidates?

Posted in Disqualification Success Stories, NYPD character disqualification, NYPD disqualification, NYPD disqualification appeals attorney
DCAS is New York City’s personnel department.  DCAS has delegated the task of investigating applicants to the NYPD.  You can appeal your NYPD disqualification.  Applicants who are disqualified from appointment may challenge an agency’s findings on the grounds that such findings were made in bad faith or were arbitrary and capricious.     There are… Continue Reading

What are some of the reasons a candidate can receive an NYPD psych disqualification ?

Posted in Disqualification Success Stories, NYPD character disqualification, NYPD disqualification appeals attorney
What can be expected in the NYPD psych testing process? The NYPD will give you a written exam consisting of hundreds of questions.  After the examination 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… Continue Reading

NYPD Disqualification Appeals Lawyer

Posted in Disqualification Success Stories, NYPD disqualification appeals attorney
If you received a Notice of Proposed Disqualification in your email inbox you can appeal.  I offer a free consultation if you receive an NYPD psychological disqualification, medical disqualification or character/background disqualification.  Please call 516-248-3494 or email me at kevin@sheerinlaw.com to arrange for a free consultation.  Two factors are crucial in your disqualification appeal.  The… Continue Reading

NYPD, FDNY, DSNY, Corrections disqualification appeals

Posted in Disqualification Success Stories, NYPD disqualification appeals attorney, Uncategorized
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… Continue Reading

NYPD DISQUALIFICATION ELIGIBLE LIST EXPIRATION CALL DCAS HELPLINE 212-669-1357

Posted in Civil Service, Disqualification Success Stories, NYPD disqualification appeals attorney
NYPD Disqualification 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… Continue Reading

What is meant by “reasonably perform the duties of police officer?”

Posted in Disqualification Success Stories, EBook-Appealing Civil Service Disqualificaitons
  This is the question that was presented in Granelle v.  NYC. The candidate have a spinal condition known as spondylolisthesis. X-rays reveal this condition and he was disqualified from police officer.   After disqualification and exhausting his administrative remedies the candidate appealed to the New York State division of human rights. They made a… Continue Reading

NYPD Psychological Appeals- One chance to choose expert and obtain NYPD records

Posted in Disqualification Success Stories
I am a NYPD disqualification appeals lawyer who has been assisting disqualified NYPD candidates who have received either an 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… Continue Reading

Should you appeal an NYPD disqualification?

Posted in Civil Service, Disqualification Success Stories, NYPD disqualification appeals attorney
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 a disqualification stand. Most law enforcement agencies are required to conduct an investigation for every exam you take but how authentic will it… Continue Reading

Appealing a Character Disqualification from the NYPD

Posted in Disqualification Success Stories, NYPD disqualification appeals attorney, Uncategorized
I posted this information for disqualified candidates 7 years ago and the information contained in the post is essential to appeal today.  If you receive an NYPD character, NYPD psych disqualification or NYPD medical disqualification call me toll free (888)998-99894 to discuss your case. Appealing a Character Disqualification from the NYPD Posted in Article 78,… Continue Reading

Disqualification for Education and Work Experience Reversed

Posted in Disqualification Success Stories
 Candidate for the position of Stationary Engineer (Electric) was disqualified in February 2011 due to being educated abroad and lack of work experience.  His Appeal for Manifest Error was denied in March of 2011. In October of 2011, due to a detailed breakdown of Candidate’s education and work experience to the New York City Department… Continue Reading

Disqualification for High Blood Pressure Overturned

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Nassau County Police Officer candidate failed to meet the Municipal Police Training Council standard for blood pressure and was disqualified in August 2013.  The candidate suffered from White Coats Syndrome which is an elevated blood pressure in a clinical setting.  Candidate had no history of hypertension with his primary physician.  The Nassau County Civil Service… Continue Reading

Nassau County Police Department Disqualification for Blood Pressure Overturned

Posted in Disqualification Success Stories
 Nassau County Police Officer candidate failed to meet the Municipal Police Training Council standard for blood pressure and was disqualified in August 2013.  The candidate suffered from White Coats Syndrome which is an elevated blood pressure in a clinical setting.  Candidate had no history of hypertension with his primary physician.  The Nassau County Civil Service… Continue Reading