Office of Justice Programs (OJP)

Frequently Asked Questions

What is NLECTC?

The National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center-National (NLECTC-National), located in Rockville, Maryland, administers the National Institute of Justice's (NIJ's) voluntary compliance testing programs for personal body armor. In addition to processing samples received for testing, NLECTC-National staff routinely responds to inquiries received from law enforcement, corrections, other criminal justice agencies, and product manufacturers about the testing program.


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