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Episode 7 – NYPD psych 2nd interview

If you appeal a NYPD psych disqualification you may receive a 2nd interview with a different NYPD psychologist at a different location for where you did the initial testing.  This 2nd interview or NOPD interview has been leading to some psych dq reversals.  When the 2nd interview psychologist reviews the original report from the NYPD…

NYPD Police Officer Candidate Forms

The NYPD Candidate Assessment Division requires candidates print and prepare the following forms prior to reporting for their formal interview with an investigator: CAS-11 Gun Security Form CAS-15 Inquiry Regarding Conviction for Misdemeanor Crimes of Domestic Violence CAS-16 Request for School Records CAS-19 Request for Candidate’s Employment Records CAS-25 Authorization for Release of Information CAS-29…

NYPD Psychological Disqualification Appeals – Psychologists re: California POST manual

I represent Candidates who receive NYPD psychological disqualifications. Psychological evaluations for law-enforcement positions should use a variety of courses to determine the candidate’s suitability. Frequently candidates will say or will hear from others that they failed the written psychological. The written psychological exam is only one portion of the candidate’s exam and generally the following…

Is it Easy for a NYPD cop to get Fired?

When the Civilian Complaint Review Board (“CCRB”) substantiates allegations of misconduct against a NYPD member, it can recommend the following types of discipline, in descending order of severity: Charges and Specifications are recommended for the most serious allegations of misconduct. Charges launch an administrative prosecution in the NYPD Trial Room. An officer may lose vacation days,…

Background/Character, Psychological, and Medical Evaluations

Although the written and physical fitness tests are vital components of the NYPD process, candidates must also pass the following tests: Background and character investigation Oral psychological assessment Medical evaluation Candidates must be successful in all three of the above checks in order to make it through to the next round. Character checks may involve contacting…

Can I become a NYPD Officer without a college degree?

All prospective NYPD recruits must have either 60 semester hours of college credit or two years of full-time experience in the United States Armed Forces. Those who do not meet these guidelines may be interested in the NYPD’s Police Cadet Corps. This work-study program places cadet recruits in paid NYPD support assignments while providing tuition…

How to Become a NYPD Police Officer

Steps to Becoming a NYPD Officer Meet the minimum qualifications for prospective officers. Take the New York City civil service exam. Complete an online application. Pass the medical exam. Complete the personal character assessment. Complete oral and written psychological assessments. Pass the physical abilities test. Appear for a pre-hire interview. Complete police academy training. Begin…

NYPD Police Officer Salary & Benefits

Salary and Benefits NYPD Police Officers receive a substantial benefits package which includes paid vacation, paid sick leave, and retirement funds. In addition to the salary, further compensation includes longevity pay, holiday pay, and uniform allowance, along with opportunities for overtime. Salary The NYPD starting salary is $42,500. The salary after 5 ½ years is…

Appealing a NYPD Psychological Disqualification

We continue to help candidates who have been disqualified from the NYPD.  For more than 18 years we have assisted candidates who receive letters for NYPD psychological, NYPD medical or NYPD character or background disqualification.  In each of these areas we have had notable success in appealing the grounds for disqualification. It is crucial that…