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. The psychologist may also repeat previously asked questions to
If you receive a Psychological Notice of Proposed Disqualification (NOPD) from the NYPD, you have 30 days to decide whether you would like to appeal.
If you do not take action, the disqualification will most likely affect your chances of ever being hired by other law enforcement agencies.
The good news is that the NYPD…
What are the best tips for doing well on a NYPD Oral Psychological Interview?
- Cooperate by arriving on time and dressing properly.
- Show respect for the psychologist by addressing them as “Doctor”, not Chief, Boss, Pal or Buddy, which will get you disqualified for showing disrespect during an interview.
- Realize that the interview can be