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

If you are psychologically disqualified from the NYPD Police Officer title you will receive a Notice of Proposed Disqualification by email.  You have thirty days to appeal this NOPD.  You should hire an attorney and designate a psychologist to help you file a rebuttal report which will be sent to the NYPD Candidate Assessment Division.

Law Office of Kevin P. SheerinThe NYPD has begun to re-interview candidates who have received NYPD psych NOPD emails.   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 psych NOPD within 30 days.

This is a video describing the NYPD disqualification appeal process.  Call 516-248-3494

Law Office of Kevin P. SheerinNew 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

Law Office of Kevin P. SheerinCan you get an attorney to help you with a Notice of Proposed Disqualification (NOPD) from the NYPD?

The simple answer is yes.

The NYPD has recently started interviewing psychologically disqualified NYPD Police Officer candidates who received a NOPD, after the candidate was evaluated by an independent psychologist and their psychologist submitted an expert report

Law Office of Kevin P. SheerinFrequently the question arises should I take action and file an appeal or withdraw from a disqualification.

The answer lies in the circumstances and facts involved in your disqualification. There may be occasions when more time between incidents that caused you to be disqualified is a good idea and you may wish to withdraw and

Law Office of Kevin P. SheerinCandidates 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!”

Law Office of Kevin P. SheerinAppealing a Civil Service Exam Disqualification:

Have you taken a civil service exam to become a police officer, fire fighter, corrections officer, sanitation worker or other civil servant for New York City or New York State and received a letter stating you are disqualified – either for medical, psychological or background/character reasons? If so you

Law Office of Kevin P. SheerinIf you receive a NYPD Psych DQ NOPD you should appeal rather than have to explain this disqualification at every future job interview for the rest of your life.

The percentage of successful appeals has shot up recently due to the psychological re-interview policy at the NYPD.  There was a time, not long ago, when