Kevin P. Sheerin is an NYPD psychological disqualification appeals attorney. He has been assisting candidates with NYPD Psychological disqualifications for 18 years. He is now an experienced in NYPD NOPD disqualification appeals and NYPD NOD Disqualification cases.
Some of the issues he handles are disqualification cases. It is important that you call a Civil-Service Law Attorney to discuss your case. The most common type of disqualifications is psychological. In the case of disqualifications you will be asked to get a second opinion from an independent psychologist. This psychologist should be trained in appeal preemployment psychological disqualification appeals. Mr. Sheerin has successfully handled cases where candidates have been diagnosed with a vast variety of psychological issues. It is important that you consult with the Civil Service Law Attorney discuss the options in these cases.
In the case of psychological disqualifications which are becoming more common it is best to file your appeal and speak to civil-service law attorney. Mr. Sheerin will refer you to the psychologist best suited for your appeal.
The NOPD or Notice of Proposed Disqualification (NOPD) is handled by the NYPD Candidate Assessment Division on 20th Street in Grammercy Park, New York.
The second step or NOD Notice of Disqualification Appeal is handled by the NYC Civil Service Commission in accordance with NYS Civil Service Law.
Once again you will have to authorize release to the psychologist to receive the NYPD records regarding her disqualification. Then the psychologist will meet with you and possibly give you additional testing to help you appeal your case.
There are also disqualifications for character or background issues. If you've been arrested or received a number of traffic summonses or have had past employment problems involving termination or suspension would discipline you may receive a character background disqualification. These disqualifications can lead to a civil-service hearing to determine if you are actually qualified for the NYPD. It is important to have an attorney to prepare you for any hearing that would be conducted before the commission and to understand the severity and the possibilities regarding any infractions donating cited against you by the NYPD.