NYPD character disqualification

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

If you receive a Psychological Notice of Proposed Disqualification (NOPD) from the NYPD you would have 30 days to decide whether you would like to appeal.

If you do not take action this disqualification would most likely affect your chances of being hired by other law enforcement agencies.

The good news is that the NYPD

March 24, 2020 – “Kevin helped me get my disqualification reversed after a second interview.”
Anne L.

March 11, 2020 – “I was disqualified and got a second interview and prepared with Kevin Sheerin in his office and my disqualification was reversed.”
Jeff J.

August, 2020 – “My experience with Mr. Sheerin was great from

There is a sharply increasing percentage of candidates appealing their NYPD NOPD psychological disqualification who are succeeding at a second interview.

Before you can get a second interview you must appeal.

It’s good to get the facts before you act.

I am available for a phone consultation, a zoom conference or FaceTime. We can discuss

Candidates may have an overflowing inbox with 25, 50 or 100 emails a day.  If you miss a Notice of Proposed Disqualification NOPD email for an NYPD psychological disqualification or a Notice of Disqualification NOD and you do not respond within 30 days your appeal may be dismissed.

Candidates may claim, “I never got it!”

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

The NYPD has begun to reinterview candidates who have received NYPD psych NOPD emails.   This reinterview most often occurs at NYPD Psychological Services in East Elmhurst.

The only way to get a reinterview is by appealing your NYPD psych NOPD within 30 days.

This is a video describing the NYPD disqualification appeal process.  Call 516-248-3494

Candidates who fail to provide requested documents during the application process for police officer will have their file marked discontinued.  There is no appeal from a discontinued status.

Candidates that receive an NOPD or Notice of Proposed Disqualification have thirty (30) days to appeal their disqualification.

To succeed in an appeal it is best to

The best advice you can receive if you want to be an 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 your complete your Applicant Processing forms.

If you guess about any arrests

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