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  • NYPD Disqualification Appeals FAQ


  • Kevin P. Sheerin – The Key to Your Successful Appeal

    Kevin P. Sheerin is a retired attorney with the NYPD Legal Bureau who understands the complexities of Civil Service Law.  As a private attorney with more than 18 years of experience, Kevin understands the challenges you will face and the difficulties you may have in your disqualification appeal case. Many of the cases Kevin handles.


  • NYPD Psychological Disqualification

    If you receive a NYPD Psychological Notice of Proposed Disqualification (NOPD), you should appeal rather than attempt to explain this disqualification at every future job interview for the rest of your life. The percentage of successful appeals has risen as a result of the NYPD psychological re-interview policy.  There was a time when your only.


  • Can you hire an attorney to help with your NYPD Notice of Proposed Disqualification?

    Can you hire an attorney to help you with a NYPD Notice of Proposed Disqualification (NOPD)? The simple answer is yes. The NYPD will interview psychologically disqualified Police Officer candidates who have received a NOPD, after the candidate has been evaluated by an independent psychologist and their psychologist has submitted an expert report on their.


  • 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.


  • How to become a NY Police Officer

    Before applying to become a NYPD officer, candidates who meet the hiring prerequisites outlined in the paragraph below must first take the written civil service exam. Candidates who pass the civil service exam must next apply to the department. Eligible applicants will be contacted to complete medical and psychological screenings, a character investigation, a physical.


  • Use Caution Completing Assessment Forms during NYPD Application Process

    In order to become a NYPD Police Officer you must accurately disclose all of the facts regarding your past. You must obtain your Certificates of Disposition for any arrests or summonses you may have received, along with your Lifetime Abstract from New York State Department of Motor Vehicles before you complete your Applicant Processing forms..


  • NYPD Psychological Disqualification Appeal Process

    The following video explains the NYPD psychological disqualification appeal process, and the steps you must follow to help you 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 2nd interview. It further explains what you should do if you.


  • BE CAREFUL when Hiring a Psychologist for your Appeal

    Part of the psychological disqualification appeal process is finding a psychologist who will help you make the strongest arguments for your candidacy. If the psychologist is unable or unwilling to acknowledge your accomplishments, good points and strengths or adversities you have overcome, or your persistence in improving despite past difficulties or disabilities, then you must.


  • Appeal Process for NYPD Psychological Disqualification

    Candidates who fail to provide documents requested during the police officer application process will have their file marked discontinued. WARNING! There is no appeal from a discontinued status. Candidates that receive a NOPD or Notice of Proposed Disqualification have thirty (30) days to appeal their disqualification. To succeed in an appeal it is best to.