Standards and Testing: Requests for Comment and Information
In an effort to obtain comments from interested parties, NIJ:
- Makes drafts of equipment standards and guides available to the public for comment. 
- Posts "Requests for Information" to gather technical information from manufacturers, criminal justice agencies and others.
This page lists all open and recently closed requests for comment and information.
|Title and Links||Comment Period Submission Steps|
|Selection and Application Guide to Ballistic-Resistant Body Armor|
|Comment Period: March 12, 2014 to April 23, 2014|
Learn how to submit comments on line or via email.
|Offender Tracking System (OTS)|
Federal Register Notice
|Comment Period: Dec. 10, 2013 - Jan. 9, 2014 |
|CBRN Protective Ensemble Standard for Law Enforcement|
|Comment period: August 13-September 28, 2012 |
|Offender Tracking System (OTS) ||Comment Period: June 7 - July 23, 2012 |
|Law Enforcement Vehicular Digital Multimedia Evidence Recording System (VDMERS) Standard, Certification Program Requirements, and Selection and Application Guide ||Comment Period: Aug. 26-Sept. 26, 2011 |
|Hand-held Metal Detector Standard for Public Safety ||Comment Period: Jan. 4 to March 31, 2011 |
|Walk-through Metal Detector Standard for Public Safety ||Comment Period: Jan. 4 to March 31, 2011 |
|Law Enforcement Vehicular Digital Multimedia Evidence Recording System Certification Program Requirements ||Comment Period: Mar. 11 to April 25, 2011 |
|Selection and Application Guide to Ballistic-Resistant Body Armor for Law Enforcement, Corrections and Public Safety ||Comment Period: Dec. 15, 2010 to Jan. 21, 2011 |
|Request for Information on Offender Tracking Devices||Submission deadline: Dec. 20, 2010 |
|License Plate Reader Standard Special Technical Committee Request for Proposals for Certification and Testing Expertise ||Comment period: Dec. 02 to Dec. 13, 2010 |
|Interview Room Video System Standard Special Technical Committee Request for Proposals for Certification and Testing Expertise ||Comment period: Dec. 02 to Dec. 13, 2010 |
 Typically, the opportunity to provide comments is open to industry technical representatives; law enforcement agencies and organizations; research, development and scientific communities; and all other stakeholders and interested parties. Any specific eligibility requirements will be included in the Federal Register Notice.
Date Modified: March 20, 2014