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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?
    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

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  • Bureau of Justice Assistance Programs Supporting Law Enforcement, BJA, November 2018, NCJ 252212. (4 pages).

  • The Next Revision of the NIJ Performance Standard for Ballistic Resistance of Body Armor, NIJ, October 2018, NCJ 252165. (2 pages).
    HTML  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Assessing the Effects of Body-Worn Cameras on Procedural Justice in the Los Angeles Police Department, NIJ-Sponsored, 2017, NCJ 251589. (25 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Body Armor Selection, Care, and Maintenance, NIJ, April 2018, NCJ 251599. (3 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract     

  • Recommendations on Selection and Use of Personal Protective Equipment and Decontamination Products for First Responders Against Exposure Hazards to Synthetic Opioids, Including Fentanyl and Fentanyl Analogues, NIJ-Sponsored, August 2017, NCJ 251226. (14 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Clarifying Threat Levels, Refining Ammunition Types, Adding Female Armor Testing: NIJ Revising Ballistic-Resistant Body Armor Standard, NIJ-Sponsored, August 2017, NCJ 251223. (2 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

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