New York City Personnel Services Bulletin 100-10R addresses the process of appealing a civil service job disqualification.

New York State Civil Service Law and the New York City Charter authorized the DCAS Commissioner to disqualify a candidate for medical or psychological reasons.

Throughout my 18 years of experience as a civil service disqualification appeals attorney,

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I was found psychologically qualified after a second

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 given on

It can’t get any worse…

If you are currently disqualified, it can only get better. You have two chances to succeed. First, you could win at a re-interview at the NYPD Psych DQ Notice of Proposed Disqualification phase. It is extremely important that you have knowledgeable, experienced mental health professionals and attorneys to

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

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If you received a Notice of Proposed Disqualification (NOPD), you can appeal. I offer a free consultation for NYPD Psychological, medical or character/background disqualifications. Please call 516-248-3494 or email me at kevin@sheerinlaw.com to arrange for your free consultation. There are two factors that are crucial in your disqualification appeal. The first is following the appeal

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 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

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WHAT MUST i DO EVERY DAY AS A CANDIDATE? 

If you are processing to be a 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 APDAdmin@nypd.org

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

Feel free to call us at 516-248-0040 or email me: kevin@sheerinlaw.com.

There is a two step appeal process:

The first step in the appeal process is to appeal to the NYPD, who will review the appeal package you submit. In the case

Law Office of Kevin P. SheerinThe best advice you can receive if you want to be a NYPD officer is to get your Certificates of Disposition for 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,