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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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Publications

  • Officer Safety Corner: Body Armor Designed to Safeguard Officers' Lives,  NIJ-Sponsored, June 2015, NCJ 248941.
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  • Selection and Application Guide to Ballistic-Resistant Body Armor For Law Enforcement, Corrections and Public Safety: NIJ Selection and Application Guide-0101.06,  NIJ, December 2014, NCJ 247281. (104 pages).
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  • A Practitioner's Guide to the 2011 National Body Armor Survey of Law Enforcement Officers,  NIJ-Sponsored, November 2012, NCJ 240225. (13 pages).
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  • Body Armor Use, Care, and Performance in Real World Conditions: Findings from a National Survey,  NIJ-Sponsored, November 2012, NCJ 240222. (280 pages).
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  • Ballistic Fibers: A Review of the Thermal, Ultraviolet, and Hydrolytic Stability of the Benzoxazole Ring Structure,  NIJ-Sponsored, April 2006, NCJ 234317. (12 pages).
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  • Development of Soft Armor Conditioning Protocols for NIJ 0101.06: Analytical Results,  NIJ-Sponsored, September 2009, NCJ 234313. (60 pages).
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