Prosecutor Technology for Case Tracking

In the mid-1990s, the Wisconsin Bureau of Justice Information System (BJIS) was created to examine ways the justice system could improve the flow of information to stakeholders through the improved use of technology. BJIS worked with the courts, prosecutors, and law enforcement to identify a number of potential improvement areas, but ultimately prioritized addressing the lack of standardization among prosecutors.

Using federal Bryne grants, Wisconsin began developing a statewide prosecutor's system known as PROTECT (PROsecutor TEChnology for Case Tracking). It took approximately two years of planning to develop the PROTECT system and eight years to implement the voluntary system statewide.

 Assessment of Wisconsin's PROTECT System
  Details about Wisconsin's statewide prosecutor system (PROTECT), including its governance, funding, and staffing.