Written "specifically" for computer and Internet novices by a "computer guru" for the law enforcement community, this easy-to-read-and-use guide explains the basics involved in getting online "from the law enforcement perspective." Discusses in detail what kind of computer is needed, how to configure the software, which company to use for online access, and what law enforcement resources (e.g., newsgroups, mailing lists, websites, etc.) are available on the Internet, and what on can/cannot find/do in using those resources--e.g., addresses issues of privacy and security, gathering of intelligence, and developing investigative leads through online activities. Highlights "Do's and Don'ts" throughout and contains a comprehensive "Online Resources Guide" with annotated lists of hundreds of websites, mailing list locations, software download sites, and other online resources. For professional law enforcement officers.Dees, Timothy M. is the author of 'Online Resource Guide for Law Enforcement' with ISBN 9780130186850 and ISBN 0130186856.