A police officer must first file an appeal with the NYC Civil Service Commission before filing an Article 78 under the doctrine of “exhaustion of remedies.”

A hiring agency may disqualify a candidate up to three years after hiring the candidate.  The three year limit does not apply if fraud was used in the application

What can be expected in the NYPD psych 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

If you are disqualified from a New York City job such as painter, electrician, computer specialist or other jobs you can appeal.

Often your first appeal will be to the Committee on Manifest Errors- CME. If the CME denies your appeal your next appeal would be to the New York City Civil Service Commission. You

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

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To succeed in an appeal it is best to

When you receive a civil service job disqualification such as a NYPD psych dq or FDNY medical disqualification it’s crucial that you meet with a civil service law attorney to discuss your case.

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An attorney who is knowledgeable in the area will be able to explain to you the three steps to the appeal

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

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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 regarding your NOPD or NOD in connection with your NYPD Psych DQ or NYPD Psych Review.

Email appeals@nycccsc.nyc.gov

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  1. Brown v. Krone, 47 Misc. 2d 890, 263 N.Y.S.2d 385 (Sup. Ct. 1965), aff’d,25 A.D.2d 954, 271 N.Y.S.2d 600 (1966)

Proceeding to compel restoration of petitioner’s name to police patrolman eligibility list. The Supreme Court, held that it was unreasonable, arbitrary and capricious to base removal of applicant’s name from list on his

Plaintiff claimed improper termination from respondent County and alleged protection under civil service law section 75 – be the public sector whistleblower law.

Plaintiff failed to file a notice of claim as required by County law section 52 and defendants motion to dismiss this improper termination case was granted. New York State general municipal

Petitioner was a teacher of catering who resigned to take a chef’s position. Petitioner returned to a different school and was given a “U” rating and terminated. Petitioner filed an Article 78 petition without filing a grievance claiming that his termination was arbitrary and capricious, an abuse of discretion and violated his right to have