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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

Click Here for Staff Roster and Contact Information

ASLB Website:
Main Email:
Photo Email:

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


Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, the Private Protective Services Board has reviewed its rules and made the initial determinations contained in the attached report. Public comments on the initial determinations will be accepted until May 4, 2018 and should be submitted to:

Shannon Thongkheuang
3101 Industrial Drive, Suite 104
Raleigh, NC 27609

14B.NCAC.16 Initial Classification


Public Grants 


Grant Announcement

2018-2019 Grant Announcement

Grant Guidelines

Private Protective Services Grant Guidelines

Grant Application

Private Protective Services Grant Application