Selection and Application Guide to Ballistic-Resistant Body Armor for Law Enforcement, Corrections and Public Safety: NIJ Selection and Application Guide-0101.06

Publication Date: 12/2014
Format/size: PDF; 1.9 mb, 104 pages
Resource Type: Guide
Author/Publisher: The U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
Short Description: This NIJ Guide provides guidance concerning the selection, procurement, use, care and maintenance, and other considerations related to ballistic-resistant body armor.
Note: The new guide supersedes all previous versions and incorporates new knowledge about, and focuses solely on, ballistic-resistant armor.  
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Keywords: Body armor; Personal protective equipment, Standards; Police equipment; Protective equipment; National Institute of Justice (NIJ); Corrections Personal Protective Equipment; NIJ Resources; Personal Protective Equipment; Corrections Equipment
Abstract: Available from the National Criminal Justice Reference Service at

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