The NCCA is the US government polygraph education, oversight and research center for credibility assessment, including the polygraph. Other historical names include: the U.S. Army Polygraph School (1951-1962); the US Army Military Police School (USAMP, 1975-1986); the DoD Polygraph Institute (DoDPI, 1986-2007), and; Defense Center for Credibility Assessment (2007-2009). With its campus located at Ft. Jackson, SC, the NCCA falls under the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency. The “Center”, as it is often called, provides all polygraph instruction for the US federal government.