The following video explains the NYPD psychological disqualification appeal process, and the steps you must follow to help you succeed. It outlines the NYPD psychological Notice of Proposed Disqualification (NOPD) steps, followed by what you should do if you receive a Notice for a 2nd interview. It further explains what you

Candidates who fail to provide requested documentation during the NYPD application process will have their file marked discontinued.  Understand, there is no appeal from a discontinued status.

Candidates who receive a Notice of Proposed Disqualification (NOPD) have thirty (30) days to appeal their disqualification.

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To succeed in an appeal it is best to

Law Office of Kevin P. SheerinThe NYPD re-interviews candidates who receive NYPD psychological disqualifications.  This re-interview most often occurs at NYPD Psychological Services in East Elmhurst.

The only way to get a re-interview is by appealing your NYPD psychological NOPD within 30 days.

If your goal is to become a police officer, you must do considerable homework before filling

What can be expected in the NYPD psychological testing process?

The NYPD will give you a written exam consisting of hundreds of questions.  After the examination is scored you will be called to meet with a NYPD Psychological staff member for an oral psychological interview.

You may be asked questions about your answers

Law Office of Kevin P. SheerinIf you received a Notice of Proposed Disqualification (NOPD), you can appeal.  If you receive a NYPD psychological, medical or character/background disqualification please feel free to 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 first is following the appeal

Law Office of Kevin P. SheerinCandidates for NYPD and Nassau County Police Department and other law enforcement agencies may not be aware that the oral psychological exam can be rough.  The examiner, most often a Psychologist, can use an aggressive questioning pattern to find out if the candidate can handle confrontation.  The psychologist may also repeat previously asked questions to

Law Office of Kevin P. SheerinThere is some confusion among candidates about whether they must appeal a NYPD psychological review Notice of Proposed Disqualification (NOPD). To clarify: YES, you must appeal a 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.

Our firm continues to help candidates that have been disqualified from the NYPD.  For more than 18 years we have assisted those who received letters for NYPD psychological, NYPD medical or NYPD character or background disqualification.  In each of these areas we have had success in appealing the grounds for disqualification.

It is crucial that

If you receive a NYPD Psychological Disqualification you may be frustrated or disappointed in the psychological disqualification appeals process after having put so much time and effort into your application.

Mistakes are made during the applicant examinations. That is why there is an appeal process.

You must be very careful when hiring a psychologist to

Part of the appeal process for psychological disqualification is finding a psychologist who will help you by making the strongest arguments for your candidacy. If the psychologist is unable or unwilling to look at your good points, strengths, adversities you’ve overcome, accomplishments, perseverance over hardships, and persistence in improving despite any difficulties or disabilities you