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Public Safety Administration: Web Sources

Evaluating Internet Sources

Much of the information available on the Internet is not regulated for quality or accuracy. The responsiblity is therefore on the individual user to evaluate resources effectively. The websites listed below will help you learn to evaluate Internet resources for currency, relevance, authority, accuracy and purpose.

Recommended Websites

Department of Justice  Federal criminal investigation and enforcement agency.

Homeland Security Digital Library  Open access to the nation's premier collection of documents related to homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management.

FEMA  FEMA's national emergency training center website.

USA.gov U.S. government's official web portal. Find information from local, state, and federal government agency websites.

U.S. Department of Homeland Security  Up to date information on all aspects of Homeland Security including counterterrorism, cybersecurity, and travel.  General information, such as the history of Homeland Security and career opportunities may also be found on this site.

Federal Bureau of Investigation  Official website of the FBI, offering information on all aspects of the bureau.

Florida Department of Law Enforcement  Official website of the FDLE. provides information regarding all areas of Florida Law Enforcement, including databases on sexual offenders, missing children, criminal history, wanted/missing persons, and stolen property.