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ASTM E1588-10e1: Standard for Gunshot Residue Analysis by Scanning Electron Microscopy/Energy Dispersive X-Ray Spectrometry ASTM E1588-10e1 This guide covers the analysis of gunshot residue (GSR) by scanning electron microscopy/energy-dispersive X-ray spectrometry (SEM/EDS) by manual and automated methods.
ASTM E2270-10:
Standard Guide for Operational Guidelines for Initial Response to a Suspected Biothreat Agent (2010)  
ASTM E2270-10 Community knowledge and experience related to emergency response to biothreats at the Federal, State, tribal, and local levels has been translated into a standard guide to assist responder agencies’ progress toward the goal of building operational guidelines for the sample collection and response to a potential biothreat agent. 
ASTM E2325-05e1: Standard Guide for Non-destructive Examination of Paper   ASTM E2325-05e1 This guide provides procedures that should be used by forensic document examiners (see Guide E444) for non-destructive examinations of paper.
ASTM E2439-09:
Standard Guide for Instrumentation, Sensors and Operating Software Used in Forensic Psychophysiological Detection of Deception (Polygraph) Examinations  
ASTM E2439-09 This guide covers the minimum requirements for instrumentation (both analog and computerized systems), sensors and operating software used in the forensic psychophysiological detection of deception (PDD).
ASTM E2458-10:
Standard Practices for Bulk Sample Collection and Swab Sample Collection of Visible Powders Suspected of Being Biological Agents from Nonporous Surfaces (2010)  
ASTM E2458-10 These practices address collection of visible powders that are suspected biological agents from solid nonporous surfaces using a bulk collection method, using a dry swab and laminated card, followed by a swab sampling method using a sterile moistened swab.
ASTM E2678-09:
Standard Guide for Education and Training in Computer Forensics (2009)  
ASTM E2678-09 This guide will improve and advance computer forensics through the development of model curricula consistent with other forensic science programs.
ASTM E444-09:
Standard Guide for Scope of Work of Forensic Document Examiners (2009)  
ASTM E444-09 This guide describes, in general, the duties of forensic document examiners, also referred to as questioned document examiners, examiners of questioned documents, document examiners, or document analysts.
ASTM E678-07:
Standard Practice for Evaluation of Scientific or Technical Data  
ASTM E678-07 This practice establishes criteria for evaluating scientific and technical data, and other relevant considerations, which constitute acceptable bases for forming scientific or technical expert opinions.
ASTM F1448-93a (2006): Standard Guide for Selection of Security Technology for Protection Against Counterfeiting, Alteration, Diversion, Duplication, Simulation, and Substitution (CADDSS) of Products or Documents (2006)   ASTM F1448-93a (2006) This guide is intended to assist the user in the selection of anticounterfeiting technology.
NFPA 921-2011:
Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigations, 2011 Edition  
NFPA 921-2011 Updated based on recent court cases, scientific data, and trends, the 2011 edition of NFPA 921: Guide for Fire & Explosion Investigations presents the information you need for reliable field work and conclusions that hold up in a court of law.
NIST SP 800-36:
Guide to Selecting Information Technology Security Products (2003)  
NIST SP 800-36 This guide covers the selection of IT security products to be used as operational or technical security controls. It should be used after a risk assessment has been performed and the need for security controls established.
800-76-1-B:
NIST Special Publication Biometric Data Specification for Personal Identity Verification (2007)  
800-76-1-B The Homeland Security Presidential Directive HSPD-12 called for new standards to be adopted governing the
interoperable use of identity credentials to allow physical and logical access to Federal government locations and systems. The Personal Identity Verification (PIV) standard for Federal Employees and Contractors, Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS 201), was developed to establish standards for identity credentials. 
ANSI INCITS 378-2009: Finger Minutiae Format for Data Interchange (2009 Edition)   ANSI INCITS 378-2009 This Standard specifies a concept and data format for representation of fingerprints using the fundamental notion of minutiae.
ANSI/NIST-ITL 1-2011: Data Format for the Interchange of Fingerprint, Facial & Other Biometric Information (2011)   ANSI/NIST-ITL 1-2011 Principal features of this version are that it is content-based, with specific encodings (such as Traditional format and NIEM-conformant XML format) handled as associated annexes to the standard. New modalities (DNA and plantars) were added as well as updates to existing record types.
ANSI/NIST-ITL 2-2008: Data Format for the Interchange of Fingerprint, Facial, & Other Biometric Information – Part 2: XML Version (2008)   ANSI/NIST-ITL 2-2008 This standard defines the content, format, and units of measurement for the exchange of fingerprint, palmprint, facial/mugshot, scar mark & tattoo (SMT), iris, and other biometric sample information that may be used in the identification or verification process of a subject.
IAFIS-DOC-01078-9.3: Electronic Biometric Transmission Specification (EBTS) (9.3)   IAFIS-DOC-01078-9.3 The original intent of the ANSI/NIST-ITL standard was to define the content, format, and units of measurement for the exchange of information that may be used in the fingerprint identification of a subject.
INCITS 377-2009:
Finger Pattern Data Interchange Format (2009)
INCITS 377-2009 This is the revised version of Finger Pattern Data Interchange Format, ANSI INCITS 377-2004. This standard specifies an interchange format for the exchange of pattern-based fingerprint recognition data.
INCITS 378-2004: Information technology - Finger Minutiae Format for Data Interchange   INCITS 378-2004 This Standard specifies a concept and data format for representation of fingerprints using the fundamental notion of minutiae.
INCITS 381-2009/AM1-2011: Information Technology - Finger Image-Based Data Interchange Format   INCITS 381-2009/AM1-2011 This standard specifies an interchange format for the exchange of image-based fingerprint and palm print recognition data. It defines the content, format, and units of measurement for such information.
INCITS 381-2009:
Finger Image Based Interchange Format (2009 Edition)  
INCITS 381-2009 The interchange format for the exchange of image-based fingerprint and palm print recognition data specified in this standard defines the content, format, and units of measurement for such information.
INCITS 421-2006: American National Standard for Information Technology - Biometric Profile - Interoperability and Data Interchange - DoD Implementations (2006)   INCITS 421-2006 This standard describes an infrastructure that supports a data collection system to capture biometric data from persons of military interest that may present a threat to national security.
ISO/IEC 19794-2:2011: Information technology - Biometric data interchange formats - Part 2: Finger minutiae data (2nd Edition)   ISO/IEC 19794-2:2011 ISO/IEC 19794-2:2011 specifies a concept and data formats for representation of fingerprints using the fundamental notion of minutiae. It is generic, in that it may be applied and used in a wide range of application areas where automated fingerprint recognition is involved.
ISO/IEC 19794-3:2006: Information technology - Biometric data interchange formats - Part 3: Finger pattern spectral data   ISO/IEC 19794-3:2006 ISO/IEC 19794-3:2006, the finger pattern spectral data interchange format, specifies requirements for the representation of local or global spectral data derived from a fingerprint image.
ISO/IEC 19794-8:2011: Information technology - Biometric data interchange formats - Part 8: Finger pattern skeletal data (2011) ISO/IEC 19794-8:2011 ISO/IEC 19794-8:2011 describes all characteristics of a fingerprint in a small data record.
ISO/IEC TR 19795-3:2007: Information technology - Biometric performance testing and reporting - Part 3: Modality-specific testing (2007) ISO/IEC TR 19795-3:2007 In biometric performance testing and reporting, careful consideration needs to be given to the characteristic differences of each modality (fingerprint, face, iris, etc.).
ISO/IEC WD 19794-3: Information technology -- Biometric data interchange formats -- Part 3: Finger pattern spectral data (2006) ISO/IEC WD 19794-3 ISO/IEC 19794-3:2006, the finger pattern spectral data interchange format, specifies requirements for the representation of local or global spectral data derived from a fingerprint image.
ANSI/NIST-ITL 1-2011: Data Format for the Interchange of Fingerprint, Facial & Other Biometric Information (2011) ANSI/NIST-ITL 1-2011 Principal features of this version are that it is content-based, with specific encodings (such as Traditional format and NIEM-conformant XML format) handled as associated annexes to the standard. New modalities (DNA and plantars) were added as well as updates to existing record types.
ASTM E1873-06:
Standard Guide for Detection of Nucleic Acid Sequences by the Polymerase Chain Reaction Technique (2006)
ASTM E1873-06 This guide covers guidelines, recommendations, basic considerations, criteria, and principles to be employed when developing, utilizing, or assessing PCR procedures and specific protocols for the amplification and detection of nucleic acid sequences.
ISO 22174:2005: Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs -- Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) for the detection of food-borne pathogens -- General requirements and definitions (2005) ISO 22174:2005 This International Standard gives the general requirements for the in vitro amplification of nucleic acid sequences (DNA or RNA). It is applicable to the testing of foodstuffs and isolates obtained from foodstuffs for food-borne pathogens using the polymerase chain reaction (PCR).
ISO/IEC WD 19794-14: Information technology -- Biometric data interchange formats -- Part 14: DNA Data ISO/IEC WD 19794-14 This standard in development is categorized in: General, Identification cards & related devices, Information coding; character sets , Information technology , Languages, Network layer, Telecommunication services; applications.
BS EN 50131-5-3:2005+A1:2008: Alarm Systems - Intrusion Systems Part 5-3: Requirements for Intrusion Alarm Equipment Using Radio Frequency Technics (2008) BS EN 50131-5-3:2005+A1:2008 Description not available. Alarm systems. Intrusion systems. Requirements for interconnections equipment using radio frequency techniques.
NFPA 730-2011: Guide for Premises Security, 2011 Edition NFPA 730-2011 Meet today's security demands and reduce vulnerabilities to life and property with this completely revised and restructured edition of NFPA 730: Guide for Premises Security.
ANSI/NIST-ITL 1-2011: Data Format for the Interchange of Fingerprint, Facial & Other Biometric Information (2011) ANSI/NIST-ITL 1-2011 Principal features of this version are that it is content-based, with specific encodings (such as Traditional format and NIEM-conformant XML format) handled as associated annexes to the standard. New modalities (DNA and plantars) were added as well as updates to existing record types.
ANSI/NIST-ITL 2-2008: Data Format for the Interchange of Fingerprint, Facial, & Other Biometric Information – Part 2: XML Version (2008) ANSI/NIST-ITL 2-2008 This standard defines the content, format, and units of measurement for the exchange of fingerprint, palmprint, facial/mugshot, scar mark & tattoo (SMT), iris, and other biometric sample information that may be used in the identification or verification process of a subject.
IAFIS-DOC-01078-9.3: Electronic Biometric Transmission Specification (EBTS) (9.3) IAFIS-DOC-01078-9.3 The original intent of the ANSI/NIST-ITL standard was to define the content, format, and units of measurement for the exchange of information that may be used in the fingerprint identification of a subject.
NFPA 472-2008 (Spanish): Standard for Professional Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials Incidents, 2008 Spanish Edition NFPA 472-2008 (Spanish) The Spanish NFPA 472 identifies the minimum levels of competence required by responders to emergencies involving hazardous materials/weapons of mass destruction (WMD).
NFPA 472-2008:
Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents, 2008 Edition
NFPA 472-2008 NFPA 472 identifies the minimum levels of competence required by responders to emergencies involving hazardous materials/weapons of mass destruction (WMD).
NFPA 473-2002:
Standard for Competencies for EMS Personnel Responding to Hazardous Materials Incidents, 2002 Edition  
NFPA 473-2002 NFPA 473 identifies the levels of competence required of emergency medical services (EMS) personnel who respond to hazardous materials incidents. It specifically covers the requirements to reduce accidents, exposure, and injuries for basic life support and advanced life support personnel in the pre-hospital setting.
NFPA 601-2010:
Standard for Security Services in Fire Loss Prevention, 2010 Edition
NFPA 601-2010 NFPA 601: Standard for Security Services in Fire Loss Prevention provides requirements for the selection, requirements, duties, and training of security personnel who perform fire loss prevention duties.
NIJ Standard 0112.03: Autoloading Pistols for Police Officers (1998) NIJ Standard 0112.03 This standard establishes performance requirements and test methods for pistols to be used by law enforcement officers.
NIJ-0307.02: NIJ Restraints Standard (Under Development) NIJ-0307.02 The NIJ standard development process results in three documents: the standard, the conformity assessment requirements, and the selection and application guide.
NIJ-1002.00: NIJ Law Enforcement Duty Holster Retention Standard (Under Development)   NIJ-1002.00 The NIJ standard development process results in three documents: the standard, the conformity assessment requirements, and the selection and application guide.
ASTM E678-07:
Standard Practice for Evaluation of Scientific or Technical Data
ASTM E678-07 This practice establishes criteria for evaluating scientific and technical data, and other relevant considerations, which constitute acceptable bases for forming scientific or technical expert opinions.
NFPA 1033-2009:
Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Investigator, 2009 Edition
NFPA 1033-2009 This critical Standard identifies the minimum job performance requirements necessary to perform as a fire investigator in both the private and public sectors.
NFPA 921-2011:
Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigations, 2011 Edition
NFPA 921-2011 Updated based on recent court cases, scientific data, and trends, the 2011 edition of NFPA 921: Guide for Fire & Explosion Investigations presents the information you need for reliable field work and conclusions that hold up in a court of law.
ATIS 1000678.2006: Lawfully Authorized Electronic Surveillance (LAES) for Voice over Packet Technologies in Wireline Telecommunications Networks, Version 2 (Version 2) ATIS 1000678.2006 This standard defines the interfaces between a Telecommunication Service Provider (TSP) and a Law Enforcement Agency (LEA) to assist the LEA in conducting lawfully authorized electronic surveillance for Voice over Packet (VoP) Technologies in Wireline Telecommunications Networks.
ATIS J-STD-025-B-2006 (R2012): Lawfully Authorized Electronic Surveillance (2006) ATIS J-STD-025-B-2006 (R2012) This Standard defines the interfaces between a telecommunication service provider (TSP) and a Law Enforcement Agency (LEA) to assist the LEA in conducting lawfully authorized electronic surveillance.
ATIS-0700005: Lawfully Authorized Electronic Surveillance (LAES) for 3GPP IMS-based VoIP and other Multimedia Services (May 2007) ATIS-0700005 This ATIS Standard defines an interface between a Telecommunications Service Provider and a Law Enforcement Agency for reporting of Lawfully Authorized Electronic Surveillance for 3GPP IMS-based Voice-over-IP and other multimedia services. Includes Supplement ATIS-070005.
ATIS-1000013.2007: Lawfully Authorized Electronic Surveillance (LAES) For Internet Access and Services ATIS-1000013.2007 This standard supports the ability of Internet access providers and Internet service providers to assist law enforcement agencies in intercepting Internet broadband data – and defines the communication-identifying information and content to be intercepted and reported, as well as the delivery format.
NFPA 1221-2010: Standard for the Installation, Maintenance, and Use of Emergency Services Communications Systems, 2010 Edition NFPA 1221-2010 Reliable emergency communications are an integral part of effective emergency responsiveness by the fire service, law enforcement, emergency medical services, and other responders.
NFPA 731-2011:
Standard for the Installation of Electronic Premises Security Systems, 2011 Edition
NFPA 731-2011 The 2011 edition of NFPA 731: Standard for the Installation of Electronic Premises Security Systems includes the latest requirements for all facets of security equipment installation, with provisions for the application, location, performance, testing, and maintenance of physical security systems and their components.
NIJ 0116.00:
CBRN Protective Ensemble Standard for Law Enforcement, 2010 Edition
NIJ 0116.00 This National Institute of Justice Standard is a voluntary performance standard for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) protective ensembles for use by law enforcement.
NIJ Standard 0104.02:
Riot Helmets and Face Shields
NIJ Standard 0104.02 Establishes requirements and methods of test for helmets and face shields to be worn by law enforcement officers during civil disturbances, riots, or other situations that pose a threat of injury from blows to the head.
Standard Functional Specifications for Law Enforcement Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) Systems CAD Systems
The Standard Functional Specifications for Law Enforcement CAD and RMS will provide significant guidance to agencies developing a request for proposal (RFP) for purchasing or upgrading CAD systems or RMS.
Standard Functional Specifications for Law Enforcement Records Management Systems (RMS) RMS Systems
The Standard Functional Specifications for Law Enforcement CAD and RMS will provide significant guidance to agencies developing a request for proposal (RFP) for purchasing or upgrading CAD systems or RMS.
SCTE 24-13 2006: IPCablecom Part 13: Electronic Surveillance Standard (2006) SCTE 24-13 2006 This specification defines the interface between a telecommunications carrier that provides telecommunications services to the public for hire using IPCablecom capabilities (a PC/TSP) and a Law Enforcement Agency (LEA) to assist the LEA in conducting lawfully authorized electronic surveillance. Companies using IPCablecom capabilities will not in the normal case be telecommunications carriers.
NFPA 1561-2008:
Standard on Emergency Services Incident Management System, 2008 Edition
NFPA 1561-2008 NFPA 1561: Emergency Services Incident Management System defines and describes the essential elements of an incident management system that promotes coordination among responding agencies.
SWAT-2011: SWAT Standards for Law Enforcement Agencies (September 2011) SWAT-2011 This document is the result of extensive efforts by the National Tactical Officers Association to establish standards for managing and operating Special Weapons and Tactics teams.
NIJ Standard-0211.01: Rechargeable Batteries for Personal/Portable Transceivers (Sept 1995) NIJ Standard-0211.01 The purpose of this document is to establish performance requirements and test methods for rechargeable (secondary) batteries used in personal/portable transceivers by law enforcement agencies. The scope of this standard is limited to nickel-cadmium secondary batteries.