NYPD Psychological Disqualification Appeal Process

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. To succeed in an appeal it is best to hire both…

NYPD Psychological Disqualification – 2nd interview

The 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 out any…

Applicant Advice to Prevent NYPD Disqualification

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. You…

Increasing NYPD NOPD Appeal Success at Second Interview

There has been a sharp increase in the percentage of candidates appealing their NYPD NOPD psychological disqualification, and subsequently succeeding at a second interview. But, before you can get a second interview you must appeal your disqualification. It’s good to get the facts before you act. I am available for a phone consultation, a zoom…

Reasons a Candidate May Receive a NYPD Psychological Disqualification

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 given on…

NYPD Disqualification Appeals Lawyer

If you received a Notice of Proposed Disqualification (NOPD), you can appeal.  If you receive a NYPD psychological, medical or character/background disqualification please feel free to call 516-248-3494 or email me at kevin@sheerinlaw.com to arrange for a free consultation.  Two factors are crucial in your disqualification appeal.  The first is following the appeal process.  The…

NYPD Psychological, Medical & Background/Character Disqualifications

As a Civil Service Appeals Law Firm, we help disqualified Civil Service job applicants appeal their NYPD disqualifications. If you receive a NYPD Notice of Proposed Disqualification (NOPD) for a psychological, medical or background/character disqualification feel free to contact us. You can appeal a NYPD Psychological Disqualification by filing an appeal with the NYPD Candidate…

NYPD Oral Psychological Interview

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…

Rights of NYPD Proposed Disqualification Candidates

DCAS is New York City’s personnel department. DCAS has delegated the task of investigating applicants to the NYPD. You can appeal your NYPD disqualification. Applicants who are disqualified from appointment may challenge an agency’s findings on the grounds that such findings were made in bad faith or were arbitrary and capricious. There are three potential…

You Must Appeal Your NYPD NOPD Psychological Review or Your Case will be Dismissed

There 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. Your…