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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: December 29, 2017

  • 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

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

  • 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   

  • Ballistic-Resistant Body Armor: A Guide to Fit, Wear & Care, NIJ-Sponsored, October 2017, NCJ 251269. (7 pages).
    HTML  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Protective Equipment for Civil Disturbance Units, NIJ-Sponsored, October 2017, NCJ 251228. (2 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Body Armor Safety & Program Refinements From NIJ, NIJ-Sponsored, April 2017, NCJ 251201. (3 pages).
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