TIME and Technical Unit

TIME & Technical Supervisor
(608) 266-0335

The Crime Information Bureau operates and manages the Transaction Information for the Management of Enforcement or TIME System. The TIME System is the network that provides criminal justice agencies and law enforcement 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 Unit supports the TIME System and its related applications. This support includes controlling authorized access through the message switch and Justice Directory.  Duties include maintaining user workstations and TIME System transactions in the message switch.  User support includes the processing of notifications of new users and modifications to the existing user database per agency. The TIME & Technical Unit consists of eight (8) personnel (8 FTE and 1 LTE position).  This includes three (3) Training Officers, four (4) Program and Policy Analysts, and one (1) LTE Program and Policy Analyst.  The Unit is supervised by one (1) Justice Program Supervisor. The three (3) Training Officers perform regular travel within the state Monday through Friday in support of the Units statewide training and auditing responsibilities.  The remainder of the staff is assigned to the office Monday through Friday during regular business hours.  Training Officer travel has been suspended due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and all training has been held online or remotely via Zoom and Teams.