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Correction Officers

Correction Officers

The Scott County Jail is a 363 bed 24/7 facility that serves the communities and various law enforcement agencies of Scott County. The Jail is overseen by the Sheriff of Scott County and employs more than 70 corrections staff.

The Scott County Jail is a direct supervision facility with correctional officers being placed in housing units to observe and interact with inmates rather than isolating them behind bars or traditional barriers.

Who are Correction Officers?

Corrections officers complete a 13 week training period with a Field Training Officer. During this period they are trained in use of interpersonal communication or IPC skills, defensive tactics, the principles of direct supervision, and complete a certified jail course at the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy.

Once new officers have completed their yearlong probationary period they have the opportunity for further training and advancement in the organization as Corrections Emergency Response Team (C.E.R.T.) member, Weapons Qualification for Armed Transport Officers, and many more...

Learn more about Working at the Jail.

Excellent pay and benefits - Numerous training and professional opportunities - Careers & Opportunities in Corrections - Opportunities for advancement - Dynamic and exciting environment - Be a part of our team at the Scott County Jail.

News & Notices

Quad Cities Disaster Readiness Conference Tuesday, April 2, 2019 Program: 8:15am-4:00pm Doors open at 7am Lunch Provided for Registrants Waterfront Convention Center, Bettendorf, Iowa Registration Closes March 28—No Walk-ins
Posted: March 15, 2019
Scott County Sheriff's Office held a Swearing In Ceremony on November 9th. Curt Wilson, Christopher Laye, Douglass Adams and Jonathon Johnson have been hired as the newest deputy sheriffs for Scott County. Curt Wilson grew up in Bettendorf, Iowa and graduated from Bettendorf High School in 1990...
Posted: November 9, 2018
On Friday, November 9th at 0900, the Scott County Sheriff's Office will hold a Swearing In Ceremony in the Sheriff's Office Conference Room on the second floor of the Scott County Courthouse. Curt Wilson, Christopher Laye, Douglass Adams and Jonathon Johnson have been hired as the newest deputy...
Posted: November 8, 2018