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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!”

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

Candidates 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.  Also the psychologist may repeat previously asked questions to

The first notice you will receive when you are NYPD disqualified is a Notice of Proposed Disqualification or NOPD.  You will have 30 days to respond to this NOPD.  It is recommended that you consult with an attorney to protect your rights and make the most compelling arguments to increase your chances to get a

DCAS is New York City’s personnel department.  DCAS has delegated the task of investigating applicants to the NYPD.  You can appeal your NYPD disqualification.  Applicants who are disqualified from appointment may challenge an agency’s findings on the grounds that such findings were made in bad faith or were arbitrary and capricious.  

There are three

NYPD Disqualification
Often younger people most often men accumulate summones or moving violations for “loud exhaust” or “tinted windows”. These violations accumulate over time and may grow to 5, 10, 15 or even 20 summonses. As the years pass these young people look to get a job with the NYPD or another law enforcement agency.

Michael Picciano v Nassau County Civil Service Commission

The plaintiff in this case was denied appointment as a correctional officer due to his color vision deficiency. The Commission advised him of their decision and informed him that any submissions must be filed within 15 days. 

On November 22 the plaintiff attempted to fight the decision,