Criminal Investigation Division

Criminal Investigation Division

The Scott County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division (CID) investigates crimes committed in Scott County. CID conducts follow-up investigations on crimes reported through the Patrol Division. CID is comprised of a Lieutenant, Sergeant, and four deputies. Investigators assist in registering Sex Offenders and ensuring they are compliant with their respective guidelines. An Investigator is also assigned to the Iowa Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. Investigators are also assigned to the Metropolitan Enforcement Group (MEG) and the Gang Task Force. The Scott County Sheriff’s Office also has its own Special Operations Unit which focuses on narcotics investigations in Scott County.

The evidence technician for the Scott County Sheriff’s Office is responsible for all major crime scenes which occur in Scott County. This includes securing the crime scene, searching the crime scene, and identifying critical and supporting evidence within the crime scene.

Their duties also include but are not limited to photography, documentation, collection, packaging and processing of all crime scene evidence. The processing of physical evidence includes but is not limited to the disciplines of latent fingerprint development, footwear and tire marks, tool mark, biological (DNA) and trace (hairs, fibers and soil).

Scott County Sheriff’s Office Evidence Technicians work closely with many specialists in the forensic science community. These specialists include criminologists, forensic pathologist, forensic entomologist, blood pattern analysts, latent fingerprint examiners, biologists and engineers to name a few. After evidence has been collected and all scientific information has been compiled, the Scott County Sheriff's Office Evidence Technician works closely with the Scott County Attorney's Office and provides courtroom testimony in criminal trials.

News & Notices

On Thursday, April 20, 2017, Scott County Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Joe Caffery and Deputy Dan Grafton will be recipients of the Life Saving Award. On February 13, 2017 Lieutenant Caffery and Deputy Grafton responded to a call for service in regards to an unresponsive female in Park View, Iowa...
Posted: April 19, 2017
On Thursday, April 20 th , at 0900, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office will hold a Promotional Ceremony in the Sheriff’s Office Conference Room on the second floor of the Scott County Courthouse. Deputy Joshua Wall will be promoted to the rank of sergeant, Sergeant Thomas Gibbs will be promoted to...
Posted: April 19, 2017
Media Release Crime Trends of Stolen Vehicles “Lock It Up” – Initiative April 7, 2017 On behalf of Quad City law enforcement leaders from: Davenport Police Department, Bettendorf Police Department, Scott County Sheriff’s Department, Rock Island Police Department, Moline Police Department and the...
Posted: April 7, 2017