Character Disqualification Appeals


As a former New York City Police Captain, Robert B. Kronenberg understands the unique legal needs of law enforcement civil service positions and individuals who wish to obtain civil service law enforcement employment. Municipality or governmental agencies such as the New York City Police Department (NYPD), New York City Correction Department (NYCD), NASSAU County Police Department (NCPD), and other law enforcement agencies can and often do disqualify candidates for character reasons.

A character/background disqualification is an taken against law enforcement civil service candidates by law enforcement agencies due to issues that arise during the background investigation, such as arrest history, driving record, employment history, educational history disciplinary history in school and financial history.

There are times when a character disqualification will lead to a hearing before the New York City Civil Service Commission. Mr. Kronenberg has many years of experience handling these hearings.

Robert B. Kronenberg, ESQ. specialize in character disqualification appeals, and can help you appeal the character disqualification decision. As a former New York City Police Captain, Mr. Kronenberg has the experience to provide the tough representation necessary to appeal your case.

If you do not prevail in an administrative appeal to the disqualifying agency, the New York City Civil Service Commission and/or the Nassau County Civil Service Commission, you can commence an Article 78 action in the appropriate New York State Supreme Court. Pursuant to Article 78, you may appeal a decision made by a municipality or government agency that you believe to be arbitrary and capricious. Typically, an Article 78 proceeding is an action commenced in a New York State Supreme Court to request the court's intervention to overturn the municipality's or governmental agency's decision, or to ask the court to order the municipality or governmental agency to perform a function that by law, they are mandated to perform. The Law Offices of Robert B. Kronenberg can help you determine if you have basis to commence an Article 78 proceeding. Mr. Kronenberg provides the highest level of disqualification legal services to ensure that your psychological disqualification appeal is pursued as effectively and efficiently as possible.

If you are a law enforcement candidate with a character background disqualification in the New York City Police Department (NYPD), New York City Correction Department (NYCD), NASSAU County Police Department (NCPD), or any law enforcement agency, call the law office of Robert B. Kronenberg for the representation necessary for a character disqualification appeal.

If you are in a law enforcement civil service position experiencing a disqualification in the New York City Police Department (NYPD), New York City Correction Department (NYCD), NASSAU County Police Department (NCPD), or any law enforcement agencies, call the law office of Robert B. Kronenberg for the representation necessary for a disqualification appeal based on your individual case needs.

When faced with a disqualification, you deserve to be treated with respect and to be represented by an experienced disqualification attorney. Contact us today at 631-234-4434.