Appealing a Civil Service Exam Disqualification

Law Offices of Kevin P. Sheerin 323 Willis Avenue, Suite 1 Mineola, New York 11501

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Have you taken a civil service exam to become a police officer, fire fighter, corrections officer, sanitation worker or other civil servant for New York City or

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

Candidates contact me and email me a Notice of Disqualification (NOD).  When I ask them to search for pss@nypd.org in their email inbox they say that they received a Notice of Proposed Disqualification two or three months prior.   This creates a problem because during processing you agreed that NYPD or another hiring agency could contact

If you receive a NYPD NOPD as a psych dq you should appeal rather than have to explain this disqualification at every future job interview for the rest of your life.

The percentage of successful appeals has shot up recently due to the psych reinterview policy at the NYPD.  There was a time not too

If you receive a NYPD NOPD psychological disqualification call (516) 248-0040 or email kevin@sheerinlaw.com to schedule a free in office consultation.

I have been helping disqualified candidates appeal their NYPD psychological or character disqualifications for 17 years.

I offer many opportunities in the course of your appeal to visit with me and spend time with

Recently the number of candidates getting their disqualification reversed at a 2nd psych interview has increased.

You must file an NOPD Appeal to have a chance at a second interview.  If you receive a 2nd interview you are best served to know the issues that were raised in your disqualification and the arguments made by

  It’s not going to get any worse you are currently disqualified- it can only get better. You have two chances to succeed: you could win at a reinterview at the NOPD Notice of Proposed Disqualification phase. It is always important to have all good mental health professionals and attorneys to help and guide
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

There is some confusion among candidates about whether they must appeal and NYPD psych NOPD. (Notice of Proposed Disqualification)

To clarify: you must appeal an 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 professional. Your

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