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, Martina Holmes at the
North Carolina Polygraph Association
c/o N.C. State Bureau of Investigation
PO Box 29500
Raleigh, NC 27626

Upcoming Meetings or Training

Spring NCPA Training

Date: March 9 - 10, 2023


Hickory Police Department
347 2nd Avenue SW
Hickory, NC 28602

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Thursday, March 9
8:30-9:00 Registration
9:00-12:00 Unique Challenges in Test Question Construction – Mike Gougler – Texas DPS retiree, former APA President
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-4:00 Using Personality Traits to Elicit Information – Mike Gougler
4:00-5:00 Business Meeting
Friday, March 10
9:00-12:00 Applied Psychology in Polygraph – Kat Manning – Polygraph Professional Services LLC
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-4:00 Polygraph Forum, Open Discussion About Various Polygraph Issues and Topics – Mike Gougler

Hotel Information

NC Polygraph Association
Start Date to Book: Wednesday, March 8, 2023
End Date to Book: Friday, March 10, 2023
Last Day to Book: Friday, February 24, 2023

Hotel(s) offering your special group rate:
Courtyard Hickory for $149 USD/night
Tel: (828) 267-2100
Book your group rate for NC Polygraph Association

NCTC Senior Polygraph Training

Date: May 8 - 12, 2023

Beaufort, SC

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Tri-State Polygraph Seminar

Date: October 3 - 6, 2023

Carolina Beach, NC

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Hotel Information
Courtyard Carolina Beach Oceanfront seminar rate: $155 USD/night
Start Date: Tuesday, October 3, 2023 - 12:00pm
End Date: Friday, October 6, 2023 - 12:00pm
Last Day to Book: Tuesday, September 5, 2023

Book your group rate for NC Polygraph Association Tri-State Conference

2023 Tri-State Registration Fee

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