NYPD Disqualification Appeal-from the old days.

Brown v. Krone, 47 Misc. 2d 890, 263 N.Y.S.2d 385 (Sup. Ct. 1965), aff’d,25 A.D.2d 954, 271 N.Y.S.2d 600 (1966) Proceeding to compel restoration of petitioner’s name to police patrolman eligibility list. The Supreme Court, held that it was unreasonable, arbitrary and capricious to base removal of applicant’s name from list on his plea of guilty to offense of disorderly conduct, three speeding tickets, and two dismissals from private employment for absenteeism. Mr. Brown was disqualified under Section 50, subdivision 4, Paragraph (d) of the Civil Service Law, which authorizes the disqualification of an applicant or an eligible “who has been found guilty of a crime or of infamous or notoriously disgraceful conduct.” The basis for the disqualification was Mr. Brown’s conviction on his plea of guilty to disorderly conduct. The Respondent in this case relied on wrong precedent because the cases were distinguishable. They…

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