Factors that affect your NYPD Psychological Disqualification

If a candidate had an Individual Education Plan (IEP) in school, some NYPD psychologists will consider that a reason for disqualification. The NYPD psychologist will ask you to sign an authorization to get your school records. When the records are received they will review them and determine if the issues you had in school will effect your…

NYPD Disqualification – Failing to Admit Minor Problems

One of the major pitfalls made by candidates is failing to admit very minor issues. One example of a minor issue is doing poorly when you first enter college. When transitioning from high school to college, some candidates end up on academic probation. If you go to an oral psychological interview and deny poor performance in college,…

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…

NYPD Psych Disqualification Appeal

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

Psychological Disqualification Appeals

If you were disqualified as a candidate for a law enforcement or other civil service position for psychological reasons, the first thing you should do is hire an experienced and qualified disqualification appeal lawyer, who thoroughly understands the appeal process and will examine your particular case to determine whether or not you have grounds for…

Should I Appeal or Withdraw from a NYPD Notice of Proposed Disqualification

Whether or not you should appeal or withdraw from a disqualification depends on the circumstances and facts involved in your disqualification. Sometimes allowing more time to pass between incidents that caused you to be disqualified in the first place may be a good idea. In this type of situation, you may want to withdraw for now and try again later….

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 the written…

NYPD Psychological Disqualification Appeal Process

The following video explains the NYPD psychological disqualification appeal process, and the steps you must take in order to succeed. It outlines the NYPD psychological Notice of Proposed Disqualification (NOPD) steps, followed by what you should do if you receive a Notice for a second (2nd) interview. It further explains what you must do if you receive a Notice of Disqualification…

What to Do if You Receive a NYPD Disqualification

We are here to assist you if you receive a NYPD Disqualification… Feel free to call 516-248-0040 or email me at: kevin@sheerinlaw.com. There is a two step appeal process: The first step in the appeal process is to appeal to the NYPD, who will review the appeal package you submitted. In the case of psychological disqualifications you may get a second…

Appealing your Civil Service Disqualification

I am an experienced New York Civil Service Lawyer, who can help you appeal your disqualification for the NYPD, FDNY, NYC Department of Sanitation, NYC Department of Corrections or DCAS-NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services. For answers to many of your questions regarding NYPD Disqualifications and how the appeals process works, please view my video below.   As a civil service disqualification appeals…