Sep 22

Use Caution Completing Assessment Forms during NYPD Application Process

Law Office of Kevin P. Sheerin

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.

DO NOT GUESS ABOUT ANY OF YOUR RECORDS! If you guess about arrests, moving violations or summonses you may have had, you will receive a Notice of Proposed Disqualification (NOPD) stating that you are disqualified for “Omission of Pertinent Facts.”

The NYPD and other hiring agencies such as NYC Department of Correction or FDNY have access to all of your information, and when you submit an incomplete and/or inaccurate form, they will compare it against their computer printouts and disqualify you. Failure to completely and/or accurately record any of this information on your APD5 will not be excused by the hiring agency, and you will receive a disqualification notice with OMISSION OF PERTINENT FACTS checked off.

Click on the link below to hear further details regarding “Omission of Pertinent Facts”.

Here is a link to a podcast on the disqualification appeals topic.

As a civil service disqualification appeals attorney with more than 18 years of experience, I have extensive knowledge on how to appeal a NYPD Disqualification. Over the years I have helped many clients win their appeal. I can help you too.

If you have questions about your NYPD psychological disqualification and you would like to schedule a free consultation, please contact me at 516 248 0040.




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