EBook-Appealing Civil Service Disqualificaitons

When you receive a civil service job disqualification such as a NYPD psych dq and/or FDNY medical disqualification it’s crucial that you meet with a civil service law attorney to discuss your case.

An attorney who is knowledgeable in the area will be able to explain to you the three steps to the appeal

We are here to assist you if you receive a NYPD Disqualification.

Call (516)248-3494 or email: kevin@sheerinlaw.com.

There is a two step appeal process.

The first appeal is to the NYPD who will review the appeal package you submit. In the case of psychological disqualifications you may get a second psych interview. If you receive

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

If you guess about any arrests

What must I do every day if I am a candidate?

If you are processing to be an NYPD officer you must check your email everyday.

When you appeared at the Candidate Assessment Division you signed a form giving the NYPD permission to contact you by email.

You can receive a Character Disqualification email

The NYPD is still issuing Notice of Proposed Disqualification (NOPD) during the current crisis.  If you receive a NYPD NOPD please call 516-248-3494 or email: kevin@sheerinlaw.com. If you were suspended in school you should say you were suspended in school. Your investigator and psychologist will ask for authorizations to find out if you

NYPD Disqualification Appeals:

The NYPD continues to send out NOPDs during the shutdown. If you receive a NOPD disqualification please feel free to contact me and we can discuss the facts of your case via ZOOM during this COVID-19 social distancing period. Please stay safe.

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March 26, 2020 – “I received a NOPD from Department of Correction after being on psych hold for a whole year. Mr. Sheerin helped me out. In less than 6 months I was given a second oral psych and he continuously kept in touch with the department and informed me of the status. Decision

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

Frequently the question arises should I take action and file an appeal or withdraw from a disqualification.

The answer lies in the circumstances and facts involved in your disqualification. There may be occasions when more time between incidents that caused you to be disqualified is a

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