Private Protective Services Board

             Effective December 8, 2016, the
North Carolina Private Protective Services Board
                            and the
 North Carolina Alarm Systems Licensing Board
                      have moved to :

        3101 Industrial Drive, Suite 104
                 Raleigh, NC 27609

* This address is both the physical and mailing address for both Boards.

The main phone and fax numbers are:
   

    Main Phone:  919-788-5320
    Main Fax:  919-788-5365
 

PPSB Website:  www.NCDPS.gov/PPS
ASLB Website:  www.NCDPS.gov/ASL
Main Email:  PPSASL@ncdps.gov
Photo Email:  PPSASL-Photos@ncdps.gov

The purpose of the Private Protective Services Board is to administer the licensing, education and training requirements for persons, firms, associations and corporations engaged in private protective services within North Carolina. The board is totally fee funded.

Responsibilities of the Board and its staff include:

  • Performing background investigations for the licensing of private protective services occupations
  • Registering employees of licensed companies
  • Conducting investigations of public complaints
  • Conducting compliance audits
  • Enforcing law and rules through administrative disciplinary processes and the courts
  • Maintaining required records

Statutory Authority

Private Protective Services N.C.G.S. 74-C 
Private Protective Services 14B N.C.A.C.16

Employee vs. Independent Contractor

Please click on the training link to see any upcoming classes that will be offered by PPSB staff or a PPSB staff attorney. 

Public Hearings

The Private Protective Services Board has submitted proposed changes to rules in Chapter 16  of the North Carolina Administrative Code. These changes concern the payment of fees by applicants when an application is submitted online as well as a specification that fundamentals be taught prior to an applicant being allowed on the firearms range. Public comments will be accepted until October 2, 2017 and may be submitted to:

Phil Stephenson
3101 Industrial Drive, Suite 104
Raleigh, NC 27609
Phillip.Stephenson@ncdps.gov

A public hearing will be held at the Private Protective Services Board office on September 7, 2017 at 2:00P.M. The address for the public hearing is 3101 Industrial Drive, Suite 104, Raleigh, NC 27609.

Notice of Text PPSB Rules
14B NCAC 16 .0202
14B NCAC 16 .0702
14B NCAC 16 .0802
14B NCAC 16 .0807
14B NCAC 16 .0903
14B NCAC 16 .1302
14B NCAC 16 .1402
 

 

Due to a change in physical and email addresses, as well as the requirement for applicants providing criminal background information, the Private Protective Services Board has submitted proposed changes to rules in Chapter 16 to the Office of Administrative Hearings. Public comments will be accepted until July 31, 2017 and may be submitted to:

Phil Stephenson, Field Services Supervisor
3101 Industrial Drive, Suite 104
Raleigh, NC 27609

Phillip.Stephenson@ncdps.gov

A public hearing will be held at the Private Protective Services Board office on June 16, 2017 at 2:00P.M. The address for the public hearing is 3101 Industrial Drive, Suite 104, Raleigh, NC 27609.

Notice of Text PPSB Rules
14B NCAC 16 .0102
14B NCAC 16 .0201
14B NCAC 16 .0203
14B NCAC 16 .0701
14B NCAC 16 .0706
14B NCAC 16 .0801
14B NCAC 16 .0806
14B NCAC 16 .0902
14B NCAC 16 .0904
14B NCAC 16 .1301
14B NCAC 16 .1306
14B NCAC 16 .1401
14B NCAC 16 .1406

 

 

Public Grants 

 

Grant Guidelines

Private Protective Services Grant Guidelines

Grant Application

Private Protective Services Grant Application

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