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  • NYPD Psychological Disqualification Appeals – Psychologists re: California POST manual

    I represent Candidates who receive NYPD psychological disqualifications. Psychological evaluations for law-enforcement positions should use a variety of courses to determine the candidate’s suitability. Frequently candidates will say or will hear from others that they failed the written psychological. The written psychological exam is only one portion of the candidate’s exam and generally the following.


  • NYPD Police Officer Candidate Forms

    The NYPD Candidate Assessment Division requires candidates print and prepare the following forms prior to reporting for their formal interview with an investigator: CAS-11 Gun Security Form CAS-15 Inquiry Regarding Conviction for Misdemeanor Crimes of Domestic Violence CAS-16 Request for School Records CAS-19 Request for Candidate’s Employment Records CAS-25 Authorization for Release of Information CAS-29.


  • Is it Easy for a NYPD cop to get Fired?

    When the Civilian Complaint Review Board (“CCRB”) substantiates allegations of misconduct against a NYPD member, it can recommend the following types of discipline, in descending order of severity: Charges and Specifications are recommended for the most serious allegations of misconduct. Charges launch an administrative prosecution in the NYPD Trial Room. An officer may lose vacation days,.


  • Background/Character, Psychological, and Medical Evaluations

    Although the written and physical fitness tests are vital components of the NYPD process, candidates must also pass the following tests: Background and character investigation Oral psychological assessment Medical evaluation Candidates must be successful in all three of the above checks in order to make it through to the next round. Character checks may involve contacting.


  • Can I become a NYPD Officer without a college degree?

    All prospective NYPD recruits must have 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 tuition.


  • 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.


  • NYPD Police Officer Depression and Anxiety

    Mental Health Resources for NYPD Members Many people go through periods in their lives when things seem hopeless or overwhelming. The first step toward a solution is to speak with someone. Seeking help is never a sign of weakness. If a Police Officer is dealing with a problem of any kind, they should contact and.


  • NYPD Police Officer Salary & Benefits

    Salary and Benefits NYPD Police Officers receive a substantial benefits package which includes paid vacation, paid sick leave, and retirement funds. In addition to the salary, further compensation includes longevity pay, holiday pay, and uniform allowance, along with opportunities for overtime. Salary The NYPD starting salary is $42,500.The salary after 5 ½ years is $85,292.When.


  • 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.


  • 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.