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Groundbreaking Ceremony was held on May 24, 2016 for the New Sheriff Patrol Headquarters Facility. A number of Scott County Board Members along with Sheriff Conard took part in this ceremony. The New Scott County Sheriff Patrol Headquarters will be a 21,000 square foot facility and be located at...
Posted: May 24, 2016
GTSB
For many, buckling up in a vehicle is second nature. However, in 2014, 9,385 people nationwide lost their lives as a result of not buckling their seat belt; and in Iowa in 2014, 118 of the 322 crash fatalities were not buckled up. In our rural state, it is important to note that nationally 61-...
Posted: May 23, 2016
On May 15, 2016 at 3:59 pm, Scott Emergency Communications Center dispatched a single vehicle rollover accident in the area of 21445 Scott Park Road. Scott County Deputies’, Eldridge Police Department, Eldridge Fire Department, Medic Ambulance and MedForce all responded to the scene. An Illinois...
Posted: May 16, 2016
John Hauschilf and Thomas Gibbs
The Scott County Sheriff’s Office has received the 40 year participation award from the National Child Safety Council which was accepted by Major Thomas Gibbs on behalf of the Sheriff’s Office. This award was presented by John Hauschild from the National Child Safety Council, which is the oldest...
Posted: May 13, 2016
Side of a Scott County Sheriff vehicle.
Update –May 10, 2016 The occupants of the 1995 Buick Century that were fatally injured on May 9th 2016 in the accident on Interstate-80, were identified as Angela Quinn (43YOA) and Aaron Quinn (47YOA) both of Albia Iowa. The accident is still under investigation. On May 9th, 2016 at 3:18pm Scott...
Posted: May 10, 2016
Sample ballot.
New interactive Sample Ballot available to registered voters by the Scott County Auditor.
Posted: May 9, 2016
West Lake Beach is seeking qualified, friendly, responsible, team players to join our lifeguard staff. To apply, please visit our website at http://www.scottcountyiowa.com/conservation/employment .
Posted: May 6, 2016
Mahesh Sharma
Mahesh C. Sharma of Raymore, Missouri has accepted a conditional offer of employment as the Scott County Administrator.
Posted: May 4, 2016
Scott County Sheriff shoulder patch.
On May 3rd, 2016 at approximately 12:58 a.m. , a 64 year old Long Grove resident identified as Ardell Oster Jr called 911 and advised that he had been stabbed by his wife. Oster advised that he had woke up to his wife Patricia Oster stabbing him. As a result if the initial investigation, the...
Posted: May 3, 2016
THANK YOU Correctional Officers and Employees
In 1984, President Ronald Reagan signed Proclamation 5187 creating “National Correctional Officers’ Week.” The first full week in May has since been recognized as National Correctional Officers’ Week to honor the work of correctional officers and correctional personnel nationwide. The Sheriff’s...
Posted: May 2, 2016
Side of a Scott County Sheriff vehicle.
On May 2, 2016 at 1548 hrs, Scott County Deputies were dispatched to a 2 vehicle accident at the intersection of 60th Ave and 295th St. Scott County Sheriff’s Office, Iowa State Patrol, Walcott Police Department, Dixon Volunteer Fire Department, Medic Ambulance, Bennet Ambulance, Wheatland...
Posted: May 2, 2016
May is Mental Health Month: 1 in 5 adults in the United States experiences mental illness. Learn more this Mental Health Month.
Posted: May 1, 2016
Dropping ballot in the mail
Absentee/early voting ballots for the Iowa Primary Election are available at the Auditor’s Office. The Iowa Primary Election is Tuesday, June 7, 2016.
Posted: April 27, 2016
Administrative Center
Jim Hancock, Scott County Board Chair announced that three applicants have been invited for interviews for the position of Scott County Administrator. The three candidates are Gregg Mandsager of Muscatine, IA, Mahesh Sharma of Raymore, MO and Todd Thompson of Galesburg, IL.
Posted: April 19, 2016
Pete McGhee  Kyle Jager
The Scott County Sheriff’s Office would like to congratulate two more new Reserve Deputies, Kyle Jager and Pete McGhee, that were sworn in this morning (April 18th) by Sheriff Conard.
Posted: April 18, 2016
Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau (GTSB) Iowa Department of Public Safety Seal Logo.
Distracted driving has been a hot topic in the news for several years, and yet, despite great outreach, distracted driving is a growing epidemic. This April, the Iowa Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau (GTSB) wants to bring to light the alarming number of crashes...
Posted: April 13, 2016
Iowa State Sheriff’s & Deputies’ Association Badge.
As Sheriff of Scott County, I would like to discuss an issue very close to each of us — crime prevention. Our office is committed to making our neighborhoods safer places to live. By doing so, we will improve the quality of life for individuals and families…both young and old. It is imperative that...
Posted: April 8, 2016
New Reserves Ackerman and Smith with the Sheriff.
The Scott County Sheriff’s Office would like to congratulate our two new Reserve Deputies Eric Ackerman and Jeff Smith that were sworn in on April 4th by Sheriff Conard.
Posted: April 4, 2016
National Public Health Week - www.nphw.org - An Initiative of the American Public Health Association
Public Health Protects! Learn how the clinical services and environmental health teams work to protect children from lead poisoning in Scott County. http://www.scottcountyiowa.com/health/childhood-lead-poisoning-prevention
Posted: April 1, 2016
Side of a Scott County Sheriff vehicle.
On March 31st at approximately 6:45 p.m. the Scott County Sheriff’s Office responded to a complaint in Long Grove on East Grove Street concerning suspicious activity. The complainant reported that she answered a knock at her door where two white males identified themselves as City of Long Grove...
Posted: April 1, 2016
The third step in protecting your sexual health is Treat . Some STDs can be cured with the right medicine from your doctor. It is important that you take all of the medication your doctor prescribes. Other STDs are not curable, but they are treatable. Your doctor can talk with you about which medications are right for you. Learn more!
Posted: March 31, 2016
ISSDA Honor Guard
The Scott County Sheriff’s Office along with a number of other agencies from across Iowa make up the Iowa Sheriff’s and Deputies Association Honor Guard. The ISSDA Honor Guard attended the funeral for Officer Susan Farrell of the Des Moines Police Department on March 30th and will be attending the...
Posted: March 31, 2016
Registration begins April 16th and you can register in person at the Scott County Park Entry Station from 8am - 9pm daily. Registration is also available by calling (563) 328-3282 ext. 1 with use of Visa, MasterCard, and Discover. Early bird fee (until 5/15) is $35 per session/per student. After 5/...
Posted: March 30, 2016
***NEWS RELEASE*** On March 24, 2016 at approximately 0220 hrs, the LeClaire Fire Department, the Princeton Fire Department, The McCausland Fire Department, the Eldridge Fire Department, the Riverdale Fire Department, and the Bettendorf Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 20090 257th...
Posted: March 25, 2016
**News Release** - Vehicle Pursuit On March 18th, 2016 at 1915 hours the Buffalo Police Department and the Scott County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of a robbery in the 11800 block of S. Utah Ave. in Buffalo, IA. The suspect, identified as Barry P. Bennett Jr, was being transported to...
Posted: March 19, 2016
**Update** Please see the attached press release from Clinton Police Department regarding a body recovered from the Mississippi River near Buffalo yesterday. Any further information regarding this case please direct them to the Clinton Police Department. ***NEWS RELEASE*** On Thursday, March 17,...
Posted: March 18, 2016
On March 16th, 2016 at approximately 1808 hours Scott Emergency Communications Center received a call reporting a accident at Utica Ridge Rd and 210th Street involving a serious collision. Deputies from the Scott County Sheriff's Office, Eldridge Fire Department, MEDIC Ambulance, Iowa State Patrol, and MEDFORCE Air Ambulance were dispatched to the scene.
Posted: March 17, 2016
The Scott County Sheriff's Office would like to clarify some information in regards to the Assigned Vehicle Program for the Scott County Sheriff's Office. Previously it had been proposed to eliminate assigned vehicles from all county agencies/offices. We believe we have arrived at a solution with...
Posted: March 16, 2016
The Scott County Assessor’s Office has made some exciting changes to the Scott County parcel search and results. We feel the changes make the service more interactive and user-friendly, especially for commercial and industrial property searches in Scott County.
Posted: March 16, 2016
Golfing
Glynns Creek Golf Course is open for the season . We look forward to seeing you. If you would like to schedule outings or have questions, please call John Valliere, Golf Professional at (563) 328-3284 and you will return a call as soon as possible. www.scottcountyiowa.com/conservation/glynns-creek-...
Posted: March 10, 2016
Activity Guide
The 2016 Activity Guide, published by the Quad Cities Convention and Visitor's Bureau, is a full-color comprehensive look at everything there is to see and do in the Quad Cities. View it online, or request a copy by mail. 2016 Quad Cities Activity Guide
Posted: March 7, 2016
Ben Sanders, aka Todd Brown, aka Sandman Sanders, is a convicted sex offender. He is required to register as a sex offender in Iowa. On February 29th he will move to 530 Ripley Street, apartment 4. Ben Sanders has been classified as a Tier III offender. He is required to report quarterly to the...
Posted: February 29, 2016
The Tobacco-Free QC Coalition has posted the Year in Review for FY2015. The TFQC is a bi-state coalition formed by a visionary effort to unite many local resources to reduce the impact of tobacco and improve the health of the Quad City community.
Posted: February 26, 2016
Admin building
Scott County has retained Waters & Company, a Springsted Company to conduct a recruitment for a new County Administrator for Scott County. The position will be open until March 25th.
Posted: February 26, 2016
Traffic on Interstate 80
The Iowa DOT is studying Interstate 80 in Iowa from Illinois to Nebraska in an effort to increase mobility across the interstate system. Find information such as maps, special studies, and online public meetings on the study web page updated throughout the course of the study. I-80 Planning Study...
Posted: February 25, 2016
Fingerprint
Effective Monday, February 29, 2016 the Scott County Sheriff’s Office will offer an online service to schedule fingerprint appointments, with the option to pay using credit/debit card. The cost to be fingerprinted will be $20.00. Citizens will still be able to schedule an appointment in person at...
Posted: February 24, 2016
The Scott County Sheriffs Office is posting this informational announcement regarding a scam that has recently been taking place on Craigslist.org (Quad Cities) in a posting for a rental house in Davenport. The address of the residence involved is 1933 W. 38th Street and the following is being responded to by people answering to the involved scam ad
Posted: February 24, 2016
The County Assessor’s Office with the approval of the Conference Board has hired Vanguard Appraisals Inc. to do a door-to-door revaluation within the Bettendorf city limits to be completed for the January 1, 2017 assessment year. Visit this page for appraisal staff photos and information.
Posted: February 18, 2016
February 14 is National Condom Day. Click on this link to learn more about STD prevention and treatment.
Posted: February 12, 2016
One Pot Meth Lab
The Scott County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Unit has been involved in an ongoing methamphetamine investigation since summer of 2015 which has netted 46 arrests to date. The investigation started in August, 2015 with a tip involving illegal methamphetamine manufacture and use in the Lake...
Posted: February 10, 2016

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