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Where can I learn if the body armor equipment that our department is using meets National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Standards?
Criminal Justice Testing & Evaluation Consortium (CJTEC )
website contains information about equipment used by public safety agencies. Located on the CJTEC site is the
Compliant Products List for both ballistic- and stab-resistant body armor
which contains information about the body armor models that have been tested and found to comply with the NIJ Standard requirements. Additionally, agencies can find information on
Advisory and Safety Notices
, which NIJ and the CTP use to communicate safety concerns to criminal justice agencies.
For information about NIJ Standards, visit the
NIJ Standards and Conformity Assessment Program
section of the NIJ website. From this page, you will have access to a listing of
Active NIJ Standards
Inactive NIJ Standards
, along with further information that may be of use to you.
Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
teamed up with
. This site provides information on how to select, wear and care for body armor, and provides access to the compliant product lists.
March 3, 2020
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