North Carolina Polygraph Association: Serving the Polygraph Industry in North Carolina

Welcome to the North Carolina Polygraph Association Website

The North Carolina Polygraph Association is a 501c3 corporation dedicated to promoting the professionalism and integrity of the polygraph industry in the state of North Carolina. This website is the place to get up to date information on the North Carolina Polygraph Association. On our website you will find information about how to become a member, a members directory, an officers listing, our constitution, as well as up to date news and meeting information. If additional information is required, be sure to contact our officers, they would be more than happy to assist you.


NCPA Statement on COVID-19 (Novel-Coronavirus)

The NCPA issues the following statement in regard to testing during this period of social distancing. Please download our statement for more information.


Why should I join the NCPA?

There are many benefits to joining a local association, the NCPA for example. Read our pamphlet for more information specifically about the NCPA!


Continuing Education Approvals - View Courses

A listing of each course approved by the North Carolina Private Protective Services Board is available in our news section. New PPSB approval codes will be posted as soon as they are made available to the NCPA.

Annual Membership Renewal Fees ($50.00) are due January 1st

Annual membership dues need to be renewed each calendar year and cover January 1st thru December 31st of each year. Paid active members can attend spring and/or winter NCPA training without fee. A membership lapse of two years or more will require full re-application in order to renew your membership.

Current members please check the MEMBERS tab to ensure we have your correct contact information. Please email the NCPA secretary with needed changes as soon as possible.

Pay NCPA Member Dues Online
We now accept credit card payments online. You do not need a PayPal account to use this service.

Member Full Name

As always, you can mail a check. Be certain to include the member's full name and organization somewhere on the check.

Please mail all checks to the NCPA secretary/treasurer, John Vanderbilt at the
North Carolina Polygraph Association
c/o Mooresville Police Department
750 W. Iredell Avenue
Mooresville, NC 28115

Upcoming Meetings or Training

NCTC Senior Examiner Course

Date: July 12 - 16, 2021

NCTC is offering a FREE Senior Examiner Course at the NCSBI Headquarters located at 3320 Garner Road, Raleigh, NC Monday, July 12 through Friday, July 16. This training is restricted to law enforcement examiners.

The Senior Examiner Courses are taught by fellow polygraph examiners from around the country. It's a great review of formats, TDA, and many other topics.

Register Online:

Upcoming NCPA Conference

Date: August 17 - 20, 2021

All fully-paid pending and active NCPA members can always attend NCPA-hosted training free of charge. There is a $25/day fee for all others payable upon arrival at the training.

An online registration form for the training/meeting is now active. Please pre-register so we can plan accordingly especially as we anticipate a potentially large turnout.

Register Now!

Concord Police Department
41 Cabarrus Ave. W.
Concord, North Carolina 28025


Agenda - Download

Tuesday, August 17
12:30 - 1:00 pm - Registration
1:00-5:00 pm - Interviewing Subjects of Different Generations - Chris Campbell, NCSBI
Wednesday, August 18
9:00 am - 12:00 pm - What NOT to do in a Polygraph - Connie Johnson, Mobile P.D
12:00 - 1:00 pm - Lunch
1:00 - 5:00 pm - What NOT to do in a Polygraph - Connie Johnson, Mobile P.D
Thursday, August 19
9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Best Practices in Law Enforcement Polygraph Testing - Brad Beeler, NCCA
12:00 - 1:00 pm - Lunch
1:00 - 4:00 pm - Best Practices in Law Enforcement Polygraph Testing - Brad Beeler, NCCA
4:00 - 5:00 pm - Business Meeting
Friday, August 20
8:30 am - 12:30 pm - Topic to be determined - Stu Senter, NCCA


All lodging reservations and payment will be the responsibility of the individual attendee. The NCPA has not reserved any rooms or a special rate at any specific hotel. There are many hotel options in the area. If you are unfamiliar with the area and need a room you might consider searching hotels near Concord Mills Mall and/or Charlotte Motor Speedway which are very close along the I-85 corridor just south of Concord PD.

PPSB Private Polygraph Examiners License Exam

Date: September 29, 2021

Going forward all polygraph examiners wishing to acquire their private license and test for their PPSB private polygraph examiners licensure will be afforded two pre-scheduled opportunities to take the exam at the PPSB offices in Raleigh each calendar year. One test date will be offered each spring and another in the fall.

Annual Tri-state Polygraph Training

Date: September 29, 2021 - October 1, 2021

The Georgia Polygraph Association is hosting this year's Tri-State Polygraph Training.. The event will be located in Tybee Island, GA. More details TBA.

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