Private Protective Services Board

September 2015 Newsletter

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.

Gov. Pat McCrory Proclaims Private Protective Services Week

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 12 N.C.A.C 7D  

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

Private Protective Services Public Hearing October 16, 2015

Public Grants 

2015 Training Grant
Private Protective Services Grant Announcement June
Private Protective Services Grant Announcement February

2014 Training Grant
Private Protective Services Grant Announcement

Grant Guidelines

Private Protective Services Grant Guidelines

Grant Application

Private Protective Services Grant Application


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