civil service disqualification appeal

There has been a sharp increase in the percentage of candidates appealing their NYPD NOPD psychological disqualification, and subsequently succeeding at a second interview.

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But, before you can get a second interview you must appeal your disqualification.

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

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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

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

Feel free to call us at 516-248-0040 or email me at 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

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

If your goal is to become a police officer, you must do considerable homework before filling out any forms, meeting with any investigator or attending any psychological evaluation.

You must research your school records, obtain your school transcript, and be ready to discuss any disciplinary history, as well as any withdrawals and/or failed classes.

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.

For more information on how to appeal a Civil Service Disqualification click on the link below:
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I have been a New York Civil Service Law Attorney for more than 18 years. I can help you with your disqualification appeal for the NYPD, NYC Police Department; FDNY, Fire Department of NYC; NYC Department of Sanitation;

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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

All civil service exams set to expire between March 2021 and December 2021 are extended one year. For more information regarding these exam extensions please click on link below:

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/dcas/employment/how-can-you-find-upcoming-exams.page

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