Increase Your NYPD Appeal Success at the 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. However, before you can get a second interview you must first appeal your disqualification. It is imperative that you obtain all of the facts before you act. I am available if you would like…

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 us at 516-248-0040 or email 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 your appeal package. In the case of psychological disqualifications you may get a second psychological…

NYPD NOPD Disqualifications

A Notice of Proposed Disqualification (NOPD) is the first notice you will receive when you are NYPD disqualified.  You have 30 days to respond/appeal to a NOPD.  It is wise to consult with an attorney to protect your rights and make the most compelling arguments to increase your chances of getting a reversal of your NYPD disqualification. Having been a…

NYPD Psychological Appeal – 1 Chance to Choose an Expert & Obtain NYPD Records

With more than 18 years of experience as a NYPD disqualification appeals lawyer I have helped many disqualified candidates who have received either a Notice of Proposed Disqualification (NOPD) or a final Notice of Disqualification (NOD) for psychological reasons from the NYPD. The NOPD letter provides the candidate with an opportunity to select and hire their own psychological expert and have…

NYPD Hiring Process

The following steps are required in order to successfully complete the NYPD hiring process: Written Entrance Exam: Candidates must pass a written examination offered by the Department of Citywide Administrative Services in order to move forward in the hiring process  Medical Exam Written and Oral Psychological Exams Background Character Investigation Job Standards Test (JST): Candidates must finish…

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 you…

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…

Can I become a NYPD Police Officer without a HS diploma?

All prospective NYPD recruits must have a high school diploma/GED, AND 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…

NYPD Psychological Disqualification – Second Interview

Good News… The number of candidates getting their disqualification reversed at second psychological interviews has increased. However, in order to get a chance at a second interview, you MUST first file a NYPD NOPD Psychological Disqualification Appeal.  If you receive a second interview you are best served to know the issues that were raised in…

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…