Private Protective Services Board

The North Carolina Private Protective Services Board and 
the North Carolina Alarm Systems Licensing Board

**PPSB COVID-19 Impacts and FAQ **

Office location:

3101 Industrial Drive, Suite 104
Raleigh, NC 27609
Phone:  919-788-5320
Fax:  919-788-5365

Click Here for Staff Roster and Contact Information

Use the following link to file a complaint related to conduct governed by the Private Protective Services Board: Private Protective Services Complaints
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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

Proposed Emergency Rule Changes

Full text of proposed emergency rule changes

Public Grants 

Grant Announcement

2020 Grant Announcement

Grant Guidelines

Private Protective Services Grant Guidelines

Grant Application

Private Protective Services Grant Application