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NIJ Civil Disturbance Unit Standards: The Importance of Standards and Testing

Speakers
Mark Greene, Physical Scientist, National Institute of Justice; Alan Hanson, Captain, Fairfax County (Va.) Police Department

When a law enforcement agency responds to a civil disturbance, it is critical that the equipment they rely on is fit for duty. That is where NIJ’s standards and testing program can help. In this video, Mark Greene, Physical Scientist, National Institute of Justice, and Alan Hanson, Captain, Fairfax County (Va.) Police Department, discuss the importance of standards and testing and why it is important to develop CDU standards for agencies across the country.

Date Created: July 31, 2019