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.
Draft NIJ Standard Patrol Rifles for Law Enforcement
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Comment Period:
Draft NIJ Standard 0112.04 Semiautomatic Pistols for Law Enforcmeent
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Comment Period:
Closed
Draft Threat Levels and Associated Ammunition to Test Equipment Intended to Protect U.S. Law Enforcement Against Handguns and Rifles
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Comment Period: February 22 to May 23, 2018
Proposed Revision of NIJ Standard 0101.06, Ballistic Resistance of Body Armor
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Comment Period: February 22 to May 23, 2018
Draft Minimum Scheme Requirements to Certify Criminal Justice Restraints Described in NIJ Standard 1001.00
  • Federal Register Notice 81 FR 63225
  • Comment Period: September 14 to October 14, 2016
    Bomb Suit Standard
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    Comment Period: October 10, 2014 to November 11, 2014
    Mobile License Plate Reader System Standard for Law Enforcement
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    Comment Period: August 25, 2014 to October 6, 2014
    Selection and Application Guide to Ballistic-Resistant Body Armor
    Comment Period: March 12, 2014 to April 23, 2014
    Offender Tracking System (OTS)

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

    Notes

    [note 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: June 19, 2018