The level and type of armor plates you wear is just as important as how you wear them. This video demonstrates the proper placement of your plates, for protection of your vital organs.
Want to learn more about ATS Armor? Don’t look here! Failed and defective models recalled by the NIJ are listed here. Do your research before purchasing!
The NLECTC System’s one-stop shop for information on body armor, has a new, easy-to-navigate interface. Body armor FAQs, information on selection and fit, body armor saves in the news and more.
Bureau of Justice Assistance Program – Success stories identify and highlight BJA-funded statewide, local and/or sub grantee project that have demonstrated success or have shown promise in meeting BJA program objectives and goals while positively impacting communities.
OJP Body Armor Safety Initiative: Body Armor Resources
- Body Armor Funding Assistance Information
- Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP)
- BVP FAQ
- Body Armor Label Info
- National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Science and Technology Body Armor Page
NIJ and its National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC) administer a voluntary compliance testing program to assess whether models of ballistic and stab-resistant body armor comply with NIJ Standards.
- Office of Justice Programs, Office of Communications
Office of Communications (OCOM) is a key point of contact for the Office of Justice Programs (OJP).
- NLECTC Equipment Testing Program & Compliant Product list
The National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center administers NIJ’s standards-based testing and comparative evaluation programs. The NLECTC Body Armor database contains all models of ballistic- and stab-resistant armor that comply with NIJ standards.