Active NIJ Standards and Comparative Test Methods

The following are active NIJ standards. Standards are revised on an as-needed basis. You also may review a list of inactive standards, which are no longer supported, updated or revised.

Active NIJ Standards and Test Protocols
EquipmentNumberStatusPublished
Criminal Justice Restraints Standard​NIJ Standard 1001.00​Active2014​
Standard Practice for Measurement of Body Armor Wearers Exit Notice
Note:
This standard was produced by ASTM and is available for purchase from their website. NIJ staff served on the developing subcommittee.
ASTM E2902Active2012
Public Safety Bomb SuitNIJ Standard-0117.00Active,
revision underway. Comment period open!
March 2012
CBRN Protective EnsembleNIJ Standard-0116.00ActiveNovember 2010
Body Armor — Ballistic Resistance

See also: List of compliant armorSelection and application guide
NIJ Standard-0101.06 Supersedes 2005 Interim Requirements and NIJ Standard-0101.04, September 2000Active

Selection guide update underway.

                    

July 2008
Body Armor — Stab ResistanceSee list of compliant armorNIJ Standard-0115.00Active,
selection guide update underway
September 2000
Metallic Handcuffs (pdf, 10 pages)NIJ Standard-0307.01Active,
will be superseded by ​NIJ Standard 1001.00
March 1982
Ballistic Helmets (pdf, 15 pages)revision underwayNIJ Standard-0106.01
Supersedes NILECJ-STD-0106.00, September 1975
Active,
revision underway
December 1981
Portable Bomb X-RayNIJ Standard-0603.01ActiveDecember 2007
Handheld Metal DetectorsNIJ Standard-0602.02
Supersedes 0602.01, September 2000
Active, 
revision underway
November 2003
Walk-Through Metal DetectorsNIJ Standard-0601.02
Supersedes NIJ Standard-0601.01, September 2000 and NILECJ-STD-0601.00, June 1974
Active, 
revision underway
January 2003
Protective Gloves (pdf, 16 pages)See comparison evaluation resultsNIJ Test Protocol 99-114ActiveJune 1999
Autoloading PistolsNIJ Standard-0112.03
Supersedes NIJ Standard-0112.02, January 1995 and NIJ Standard-0112.01, May 1989.
ActiveNovember 1998
Ballistic Resistant Protective Materials (pdf, 16 pages)NIJ Standard-0108.01
Supersedes NILECJ-STD-0103.00, Portable Ballistic Shields, May 1974, and NIJ Standard-0108.00, December 1981
ActiveSeptember 1985
Riot Helmets and Face Shields (pdf, 19 pages)NIJ Standard-0104.02
Supersedes NIJ Standard-0104.01, August 1980
Active,
revision underway 
October 1984
Handheld Tear Gas Weapons (pdf, 16 pages)NIJ Standard-0110.00ActiveSeptember 1985
Barrier-Penetrating Tear Gas Munitions (pdf, 18 pages)NIJ Standard-0111.00ActiveSeptember 1985
Vehicle Tracking Devices (pdf, 28 pages)NIJ Standard-0223.00MActiveMay 1986
Rechargeable Batteries for Personal and Portable Transceivers (pdf, 15 pages)NIJ Standard-0211.01
Supersedes NILECJ-STD-0211.00, June 1975
ActiveSeptember 1995
Hearing Protectors for Use on Firing Ranges (pdf, 18 pages)NILECJ-STD-0102.00ActiveMarch 1973
Drug Reagent Test Kits (pdf, 26 pages)NIJ Standard-0604.01 Supersedes NILECJ-STD-0604.00, December 1978ActiveJuly 2000
Direct Connect Police Annunciator Panels (pdf, 22 pages)NIJ Standard-0320.00ActiveApril 1986
Date Modified: November 21, 2014