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. [1]
  • 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 LinksComment Period Submission Steps
Open
No documents are open for comment.
Selection and Application Guide to Ballistic-Resistant Body Armor
View draft:
Comment Period: March 12, 2014 to April 23, 2014

Learn how to submit comments on line or via email.
Closed
Offender Tracking System (OTS)
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Federal Register Notice

Comment Period: Dec. 10, 2013 - Jan. 9, 2014
CBRN Protective Ensemble Standard for Law Enforcement
View drafts:
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 DevicesSubmission 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

Notes

[1] 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