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Patrol Division

Patrol Division

Patrol

The Patrol Division of the Scott County Sheriff’s Office is responsible for patrolling the county’s approximately 600 miles of roads located in an area that covers approximately 465 square miles. The Sheriff’s Office provides Law Enforcement Services throughout Scott County.

The primary concern of the patrol division are the unincorporated areas of the county, however, many times within the incorporated cities the Sheriff's Office is requested to assist city police agencies.

The Patrol Division is responsible for responding to all types of emergency and non-emergency calls for service. The uniformed deputy in the Patrol Division is a very visible member of the Sheriff’s Office driving marked patrol vehicles.

The Patrol Division is comprised of three shifts for 24/7 coverage and our DARE Unit. The Patrol Shifts are each manned by a Lieutenant, Sergeant, and five deputies.

Dare Unit

The DARE Unit is comprised of a Sergeant, two Deputies, and the School Resource Deputy.

Accident Investigation

Accident Investigators are responsible for responding to and investigating serious injury and or fatal accidents.

K-9 Unit

The K-9 Unit was started in 2006 with a single canine.

Our Police Service Dog is named Ares who is a Czech Shepherd and a full service canine. He is trained for narcotics detection, criminal apprehension, handler protection, building search, open area search, and tracking.

News & Notices

Please be reminded consumer fireworks are only permitted on July 3 and July 4 from 2 PM until 11 PM. Please be a good neighbor. See the full ordinance (PDF) .
Posted: June 13, 2018
The 19th Annual Quad Cities Triathlon will be held on the morning of Saturday, June 16, 2018 starting at 7:00 a.m. and ending around 10:30 a.m., 600+ participants are expected. Motorists are asked to avoid the event area and allow extra time to utilize alternative routes of travel. Road closures...
Posted: June 12, 2018
SCAM Alert – *Law Enforcement does not call and demand payment* The Scott County Sheriff’s Office have received reports again that SCAMMERS are identifying themselves as employees of the Sheriff’s Office and using the names of our personnel. We have also received reports over the weekend from...
Posted: April 30, 2018