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  • Where can I find a listing of National Institute of Justice (NIJ) compliant stab resistant body armor?
    The National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC) maintains a database of stab... Read More
    Last Updated: April 23, 2014

  • Where can I learn if the body armor equipment that our department is using meets National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Standards?
    The National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC) Web site contains informatio... Read More
    Last Updated: April 3, 2015

  • 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 Standards and Te... Read More
    Last Updated: March 1, 2012

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  • Public Safety Bomb Suit Standard, NIJ Standard-0117.01,  NIJ, April 2016, NCJ 249560.

  • Characterization of Weapons Used in Stab Attacks - Phase II: Surrogate Development, Final Report,  NIJ-Sponsored, March 2014, NCJ 249551. (98 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Characterization of Weapons used in Stab/Slash Attacks,  NIJ-Sponsored, June 2014, NCJ 249550. (52 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Ballistic-Resistant Body Armor Basics,  NIJ-Sponsored, July 2015, NCJ 248988. (2 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Local Police Departments, 2013: Equipment and Technology,  BJS, July 2015, NCJ 248767. (17 pages).
    Agency Abstract   PDF (Summary)   PDF (Full Report)   TEXT  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Officer Safety Corner: Body Armor Designed To Safeguard Officers' Lives,  NIJ-Sponsored, June 2015, NCJ 248941. (2 pages).
    HTML  NCJRS Abstract   

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