NIJ administers the NIJ Compliance Testing Program (NIJ CTP) to determine a specific pistol model’s compliance with NIJ Standard 0112.3, Autoloading Pistols for Police Officers, Revision A. The NIJ CTP helps ensure the pistols purchased and used by law enforcement agencies will perform as expected.
About the Standard
The Criminal Justice Testing and Evaluation Consortium (CJTEC) uses research-based methodologies to enhance the capabilities of law enforcement, courts, and corrections agencies, and act as an honest broker for the nation’s criminal justice practitioners to provide objective and rigorous testing and evaluation of existing technologies, policies, and practices.
Reference Ballistic Toolmark Database for Research and Development of Identification Systems and Confidence Limits
Isotope Analysis of Modern Remains in Forensics: Optimizing Sample Preparation Methods for Accurate and Reliable Carbonate and Collagen Isotope Analysis
Operation of the Secretariat of Subcommittee 37 (SC 37) under the Joint Technical Committee 1 (JTC 1) of the International Organization for Standardization/International Electrotechnical Commission
Funding to Support the American National Standards Institute's (ANSI) Operation of the Secretariat of Subcommittee 37 (SC 37) under the Joint Technical Committee 1 (JTC 1) of the International Org.
This video provides and international perspective on civil disturbance units.
Dr. Ben Burger, Chief, Unterstützungskommando, Dachau, Germany, discusses how his unit’s response to civil disturbances compares to his American counterparts and the approaches that contribute to his unit’s success.
This is a joint panel of NIJ's Office of Research and Evaluation (ORE ) and Office of Science and Technology (OST). Panelists will discuss the latest efforts to implement license plate reader technology into policing operations. OST grantees will explain various aspects of the technology and an ORE grantee from the National Opinion Research Center will present findings from a study on the use of license plate readers to combat auto theft in Arizona.
NIJ has established a new standards development process based on Special Technical Committees whose members include practitioners, scientists, researchers, subject matter experts, staff of test laboratories and major criminal justice stakeholder organizations, and representatives knowledgeable in standards development and conformity assessment. The members collaborate to develop the standard and ensure that practitioner needs are addressed.
Forensic Information Data Exchange and the Partnership Between Law Enforcement and Crime Laboratories
NIJ Conference Panel
The NIJ Standards and Testing Program fosters development of equipment standards and related conformity assessment programs that specifically address the needs of law enforcement, corrections and other criminal justice agencies. The goal is to ensure to the degree possible that equipment is safe, reliable and performs according to established minimum requirements.