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News, Updates, or Articles relevant to examiners and non-examiners about recent polygraph news collected by the North Carolina Polygraph Association.

Updated Member Minutes from March Meeting

Posted: April 15, 2019

Our minutes for our March meeting are now available


NCPA Member in Need

Posted: April 15, 2019

One of our members, Jonathan Arnold, was diagnosed with a very rare form of cancer called ocular melanoma. This type of cancer has a very high risk to spread to the liver. Jonathan is attempting to raise money to pursue treatments and therapies that are not covered by insurance and needs our help. Any assistance is greatly appreciated! Please help if you can!

Jonathan has set up a go fund me page if you wish to donate and help.


Lifetime NCPA Membership Awards

Posted: April 15, 2019

At our March 2019 meeting the NCPA was proud to award three new lifetime memberships. Lifetime memberships are awarded to members of the NCPA who made significant and outstanding contributions to the NCPA and to the polygraph profession.

  • Don Carroll
  • Ken Andrews
  • Diane Chapin

Thanks Don, Ken, and Diane for everything you have done for the NCPA!


Congratulations, New Members

Posted: April 15, 2019

Eleven new membership applications were approved at the March 2019 meeting. Welcome to:

  • Lacy Pittman (Pittman & Associates Polygraph & Investigative Services)
  • Melissa Dorando (NC SHP)
  • Kelly Stewart (NC SHP)
  • Harold Hoxit (NC SHP)
  • Michael Goldsmith (NC SHP)
  • Brad Porter (NC SHP)
  • Ben Keller (NC SHP)
  • Brandon Long (NC SHP)
  • Jack Reid (NC SHP)
  • Darryl Starks (DARSTAR Services, LLC)
  • Ralph Gurganus (York County SC Sheriff's Office)

NCPA Apparel

Posted: April 15, 2019

NCPA Polo shirts are still available. If you wish to order an NCPA shirt, please send an email to so Cory can have the link opened for this training event. You can have your clothing shipped for a nominal fee or have Cory deliver it to you at an association meeting.


December 2019 NCPA Training Conference

Posted: April 15, 2019

Coastal North Carolina…exact location is still TBD. Attendance is free for all paid, active NCPA members. Keep an eye out here at our website for the latest updated dates, etc.


PPSB codes for recent March 2019 training

Posted: April 15, 2019

PPSB codes were issued prior to the March 2019 training. The codes were printed on the certificates of attendance that were handed out to all attendees. If you dd not receive a certificate and need a duplicate, please contact the NCPA secretary.


NCPA December Meeting Minutes

Posted: December 20, 2018

The minutes for our December 6, 2018 meeting in Greensboro are available for download: Meeting Minutes


NCPA Training in March 2019

Posted: December 11, 2018

The upcoming March 2019 NCPA Training will be taking place in Charlotte, NC. Further details will be coming very soon.


New Members

Posted: December 11, 2018

Eight new membership applications were approved at our December 2018 member meeting:

  • David Evans (Onslow County SO)
  • Jennifer Plymouth (CMPD)
  • Russel DeSantis (Salisbury PD)
  • Marvin Gaddy (NCDMV License & Theft Bureau)
  • Drew Greene (Lenoir PD)
  • Demetrio Perez (Cumberland County SO)
  • Glen Reams (Lancaster County SO)
  • Michael Sumner (Gaston County PD)

Congratulations to all of you!


2017 President's Award

Posted: December 11, 2018

2017 President's Award

At our December 2018 member meeting, our current NCPA Chairman and 2017 president (left) awarded a belated 2017 NCPA Presidents Award to past NCPA president Cory Kramer (right): "in recognition of (his) dedication and exceptional performance in the polygraph field."


Accreditation for Past Courses - NCPA December 2018

Posted: December 11, 2018

The following courses from the NCPA December Meeting in Greensboro were recently approved by the NC PPSB for continuing education credit hours:

Introduction to the Reid Technique
December 6 & 7, 2018
9 credit hours
Course # PPSB-18-530
False confessions
December 7, 2018
3 credit hours
Course # PPSB-18-531

Used Polygraph Systems for Sale

Posted: October 24, 2018

NCPA member Ken Andrews has two used polygraph systems for sale.

Lafayette Fact Finder/Ambassador: old, antique
Lafayette LX4000: up-to-date, used for several years

All reasonable offers will be considered. Contact Ken at or by phone: (704) 489-6046.


Accreditation for Past Courses - Tri-State Polygraph Conference

Posted: September 17, 2018

The following courses from the Tri-State Polygraph Conference were recently approved by the NC PPSB for continuing education credit hours:

Test Data Analysis
Wednesday, 8/15/18
Mark Pszenny
2.5 hours
Course number: PPSB-18-519


Pre/Post Test Interviews
Wednesday, 8/15/18
Brad Beeler
3.5 hours
Course number: PPSB-18-520


Thursday, 8/16/18
Don Krapohl
2.5 hours
Course number: PPSB-18-521


DLST, Valid Principles, and Validated Techniques
Thursday, 8/16/18
Don Krapohl
2.5 hours
Course number: PPSB-18-522


Countermeasures Updates
Friday, 8/17/18
James Orr
2.5 hours
Course number: PPSB-18-523

Accreditation for Past Courses

Posted: May 8, 2018

The following courses from recent NCPA training were recently approved by the NC PPSB for continuing education credit hours:

Lafayette Computerized Polygraph Software
December 7-8, 2017
Approved for 8 credit hours
Reviewing Major Case Investigations: Specific Issues Question Formulation, Effective probable Lie Questions; Discuss examination, Doug Williams
December 7, 2017
Approved for 4 credit hours
Theme Development for Comparison Questions The Bi-Zone and Utah Zone of Comparison test
March 15, 2018
Course #PPSB-18-432
Approved for 6 credit hours
Test Data Analysis Review What the PLC Examiner needs to know about Running DLC’s
March 16, 2018
Course #PPSB-18-433
Approved for 6 credit hours

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