The WI VINE service provides release and custody information about offenders in county jails. WI VINE is anonymous. You can register with WI VINE to receive automated notifications about changes to an offender's custody status. These notifications can be sent to you by phone an/or email.
Washington County residents will now have quick access to custody information on offenders in the county jail. Today Sheriff Dale Schmidt will activate the WI-VINE service, an automated service that notifies registered crime victims, law enforcement personnel, any concerned citizens and community members when offenders are released from jail and also provides around-the-clock access to offender status information either by telephone or use of the Internet. In addition to crime victims, the WI-VINE system can be used by family members, neighbors, business owners, law enforcement officers, criminal justice professionals – anyone impacted by crime who is interested in knowing the location and custody status of criminal defendants and offenders housed in the Washington County jail.
Individuals throughout the county who are interested in inquiring about an offender or receiving automated notification of an offender’s change in status can call 1-888-944-8463 or log on to www.vinelink.com and search by an offender’s name or booking number to obtain custody information. Those choosing to register for automated notification will be able to register multiple phones and/or e-mail addresses where they will be automatically notified when the offender is released, transferred, escapes from custody or their status changes.
In addition, live operator assistance is available 24 hours a day through the toll-free number,
The goal of the SAVIN program is to increase public safety and improve vital criminal justice decisions by ensuring that victims, law enforcement and community members are given timely and accurate information that enhances their ability to protect themselves. seven days a week for callers who have questions or require additional help.
The activation of the WI-VINE service throughout Wisconsin was funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice.
The goal of the program is to increase public safety and improve vital criminal justice decisions by ensuring that victims, law enforcement and community members are given timely and accurate information that enhances their ability to protect themselves.
Toll Free Number : 1-888-944-8463