NYPD character disqualification

The NYC Civil Service Commission has posted on their website that they are operating at an alternate site due to COVID-19.

You may email them rather than attempting an in-person visit.

Email appeals@nycccsc.nyc.gov

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Feel free to contact us at:

Law Offices of Kevin P. Sheerin
323 Willis Ave., Suite

Candidates contact me all the time and email me their 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

If you received a Notice of Proposed Disqualification in your email inbox you can appeal. I offer a free consultation if you receive a 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

Appealing a Civil Service Exam Disqualification:

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 New York State and received a letter stating you are disqualified – either for medical, psychological or background/character reasons? If so you

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

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 from

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

We are available 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

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

This video will help you understand the NYPD Character Disqualification Factors. What can offset background disqualifications? NYPD Character disqualifications can be appealed after receipt of NOPD or NOD notifications.

If you have been arrested you must check that you have been arrested on your APD5. Frequently, candidates give the excuse that someone told me