The best advice you can receive if you want to be a NYPD officer is to get your Certificates of Disposition for any arrests or summonses you may have received and your Lifetime Abstract from New York State Department of Motor Vehicles before your complete your Applicant Processing forms.

If you guess about any arrests,

If you are disqualified from a New York City job such as painter, electrician, computer specialist or other jobs you can appeal.

Often your first appeal will be to the Committee on Manifest Errors- CME. If the CME denies your appeal your next appeal would be to the New York City Civil Service Commission. You

Law Office of Kevin P. SheerinNew 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

Candidates are sometimes surprised by the thoroughness of the psychological exam including the written and oral components. Additionally, candidates can be shocked to learn how thorough the psychologist will be when investigating the following: school; work; interpersonal relationships; family relationships; legal issues; financial issues; substance use or abuse; alcohol use or abuse and mental

Law Office of Kevin P. SheerinThere is some confusion among candidates about whether they must appeal a NYPD psych review NOPD. (Notice of Proposed Disqualification) To clarify: you must appeal a NYPD NOPD psychological disqualification at the NOPD stage or your appeal will be dismissed. The Psychological Assessment section file may only be reviewed by a licensed health care

If you have been arrested you must check that your arrest appears on your APD5. Frequently, candidates give the excuse that “someone told me my arrest record was sealed”. This will not work. If you have been arrested you must disclose your arrest and when you were arrested no matter what the disposition