Can I Join the NYPD Police Department with Hearing Loss?

Hearing loss among police officers and military people who use weapons in their line of work is common. It can come from exposure to loud noises which destroy the delicate hair cells of the inner ear. Today there are proven ways to compensate for this deficit through the use of sophisticated hearing technologies. So why…

What drugs disqualify a person from becoming a police officer?

Each agency has their own policy regarding drug use including how long ago the drug use was, the type of drug(s), and the amount used. Of course, any current drug abuse is an automatic disqualifier. Some agencies do not disqualify applicants for prior marijuana use provided that it has not occurred within the past several…

Why Hiring an Attorney to Help with Your Disqualification Appeal is Worth it

Discouragement is often the first feeling that comes over a candidate after they receive a NYPD NOPD. Followed by conversations with friends and family about how unfair the system is or how others with worse histories, problems or incidents were hired and are currently Police Officers. Once the initial shock has worn off, it is…