Time and Technical Unit
Time & Technical Supervisor
The (CIB) operates and manages the Transaction Information for the Management of Enforcement or TIME System. The TIME System is the law enforcement message switch and network that provides criminal justice employees with critical information on wants and warrants, drivers license and vehicle registration information, criminal histories, protection order and injunction files, sex offender and corrections information, stolen property, missing persons, and more. The TIME System connects over 10,700 criminal justice computers in Wisconsin to over 400,000 criminal justice computers across the nation and Canada. Information about training, audits, newsletters, forms and more can be found on WILENET.
The TIME & Technical Services Unit is staffed by 7 full-time employees. The team provides telephone and in-person support and troubleshooting to criminal justice agencies. This team can handle any problem but the most common requests for assistance include:
interface connections, applications and fingerprint submissions. Half of the team focuses on making sure the system is fully functional and that agencies have appropriate access to the system and critical information. The other half of the team conducts statewide TIME System training for criminal justice personnel. This half of the team is also responsible for conducting a triennial audit of each agency connected to the TIME System.