NCCA Mission


The National Center for Credibility Assessment (NCCA) is a federally funded institution providing graduate and continuing education courses in psychophysiological detection of deception (PDD). Its missions are to:

The National Center staff consists of recognized subject matter experts in all aspects of PDD. As such, they assist and participate in operational activities throughout the Department of Defense. NCCA personnel conduct operational PDD examinations in support of counterintelligence, security, law enforcement, and counter-terrorism efforts to satisfy unique and specific missions that require a thorough knowledge of relevant laws, law enforcement procedures, counterintelligence methods, and specialized PDD processes and analytic tools.



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