How To Evaluate And Test A Walk-through Metal Detector / Weapons Detection System According To NIJ 0601.02 Standard

Modified on Tue, 27 Dec 2022 at 11:02 AM

How to evaluate and test a WTMD /WDS using the NIJ 0601.02 standard.   Using this standard will help keep your business not at fault when it comes to the law.   

Your organization must decide what risk level they are currently at and the co-deciding standard security level setting for the WTMD/WDS. This setting should be tested regularly and comply with the  NILECJ Security Level    for concealed weapons standards. You will need to defend your reasoning in which security level standard you choose to be set to for your current threat level.  

This video  on youtube demonstrates AM7 test piece from the  NILECJ Standard 

Implementing a security level that can best keep the citizens safe in your environment at the current threat level you are experiencing can be argued is the right direction for the law. Note you must also test regularly and document the testing and settings for the current risk level and the corresponding settings from the  NILECJ  standard you wish to defend in the court of law, so you are not at fault.  To setup Athena WDS to help you test and document click here.

Please read both  NILECJ Level 1 and 2  and document as more than this is in the documentation that you will need to defend against in the court of law. Get A system that complies with government standards Like Athena's Weapons Detection System shown in this video to help safeguard the people you love.   

Best Practices for Metal Detectors and Weapons Detection Systems here

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