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  • Where can I find a listing of National Institute of Justice (NIJ) compliant stab resistant body armor?
    The Justice Technology Information Center (JTIC) maintains a database of stab resistant body armor m... Read More
    Last Updated: May 16, 2018

  • Where can I learn if the body armor equipment that our department is using meets National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Standards?
    The Justice Technology Information Center (JTIC) website contains information about equipment used b... Read More
    Last Updated: May 6, 2016

  • Where can I find more information about the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Standards?
    You can view information about National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Standards on the NIJ Standards an... Read More
    Last Updated: August 9, 2017

  • Where can I find a list of National Institute of Justice (NIJ) approved testing laboratories?
    See the NIJ/NLECTC Approved Testing Laboratories section of the Justice Technology Information Cente... Read More
    Last Updated: December 29, 2017

  • Where can I find the standards for hearing protection during firearms training?
    Please see the following National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Standard regarding this topic: Hearing ... Read More
    Last Updated: August 9, 2017

  • Whom do I contact if I have questions regarding the Bulletproof Vest Partnership/Body Armor Safety Initiative?
    Questions regarding the Bulletproof Vest Partnership/Body Armor Safety Initiative can be directed to... Read More
    Last Updated: May 16, 2018

  • What should my agency do with bulletproof vests that are no longer being used or have expired?
    For guidance on how to dispose of vests that are no longer in use or have expired, please contact th... Read More
    Last Updated: March 1, 2012

  • What is the replacement cycle for personal protective equipment (i.e., vests, helmets, shields, etc.)?
    For information on how often personal protection equipment should be replaced, please contact the Na... Read More
    Last Updated: December 10, 2012

May 16, 2018