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.
The DARE Unit is comprised of a Sergeant, two Deputies, and the School Resource Deputy.
Accident Investigators are responsible for responding to and investigating serious injury and or fatal accidents.
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.