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Body Armor Safety Initiative


Statements below are for information purposes only. The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in these statements or through the links provided are those of the issuing organization(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice.

Latest News



1-25-2013: NIJ Body Armor Statement - Female Vest Model DXF-II


3-7-2012: NIJ Body Armor Statement

12-9-2011: NIJ Body Armor Advisory Notices



Current National Institute of Justice Body Armor Standard 0101.06


For immediate assistance, please call us toll-free at 1-877-758-3787. You may also reach us by email at vests@usdoj.gov   

Date Created: December 30, 2019