DAVENPORT, IOWA (March 6, 2023) — At approximately 0841 hours, Scott Emergency Communications Center (SECC) received a report of an accident with injuries at 110th Ave and 130th St. The intersection is located in western Scott County. Reports indicated the accident was between and school bus and a semi.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 2, 2022) — On 1 February, Scott Emergency Communications Center (SECC) received a call for a disturbance in the area of Lowes Home Improvement on Elmore Ave in Davenport. The caller was reporting a problem with terminating an employee of USIC (US Infrastructure Company) and retrieving company property, namely a vehicle. The terminated employee was refusing to return the company-issued vehicle, and threatened he was armed with a pistol and rifle.

Thomas Gibbs, Chief Deputy Scott County Sheriff's Office, announces his Republican candidacy for Scott County Sheriff in the 2016 elections.

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The Scott County Sheriff's Office would like to make the public aware of an aggressive phone

On February 9th, 2015 our Chief Deputy received a phone call on his personal phone from 1 (236)526-553. The person identified themselves as being from Global Technical Support and that his personal computer was connected to the Global Technical Support mainframe and was sending numerous error messages and that it might be infected with a virus. The Chief Deputy recognized this as a scam and began to question the caller. The caller was very aggressive and again stated that my computer was compromised and they were calling to help.

The caller was questioned further and was unable to answer some simple IT related questions. The caller was informed they had reached a law enforcement official and this call was a phone scam. The caller continued with his scam stating he was trying to help and he needed to connect to my computer to help. He was very insistent that I didn't understand, he was from Global Technical Support and he was trying to help.

This was a very aggressive phone scam call and we want to make the public aware in hopes that people will not fall prey to this scam. The caller was very aggressive even after learning he was talking to a law enforcement official and it didn't seem to faze him in the least bit. Generally if you would fall prey and allow them to connect to your computer they may appear to run a virus scan of your computer which would then show a false reading your computer is infected. After they show you the fictitious virus scan, then they usually inform you of a charge to fix your computer, when in fact there is nothing wrong with it.

To learn more about scams and other safety tips, please visit our webpage at http://www.scottcountyiowa.com/sheriff/safety.php.

A multiple vehicle accident on eastbound I-80 in Iowa has blocked the roadway causing it to be closed. EB I-80 is closed at mile marker/exit 280/Stockton Interchange. Units are arriving on scene to assess the situation.

Concerns of Police Survivors, Inc (C.O.P.S.), and partnering organizations are uniting in support of law enforcement officers nationwide to promote a National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day (L.E.A.D.) to be held January 9th, 2014. Locally the DPD Family Support Group with help from the Davenport Police Association is organizing a local event to be held at the Starlight Ballroom Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds from 1600-1800 hrs.
The Scott County Sheriff's Office will be holding a promotion ceremony for Correctional Officer Justin Hay who is being promoted to the rank of Sergeant in the jail. The ceremony will be held Monday January 5th, 2015 at 9:00 am in the Sheriff's Office Conference Room at the Courthouse. The promotion is being made to fill a vacancy created by a retirement.

Justin Hay was born in Rock Island, IL and grew up in rural Mercer County, IL. Justin is the youngest of three and a graduate of Sherrard High School in Sherrard, IL. Justin attended Western Illinois University where he earned a bachelor's degree in Law Enforcement & Justice Administration while earning a minor in Security Administration.
Justin Hay started as a Corrections Officer with the Scott County Sheriff's Office on March 17, 2004. During his tenure at Scott County, Justin has received training and/or been certified as a prisoner transport officer, field training officer, and is a member of the jail's Corrections Emergency Response Team. Justin has achieved the designation of Certified Jail Officer from the American Jail Association and is an interpersonal communication instructor with the American Jail Association and the National Institute of Corrections. Justin has had the opportunity to step up and temporarily perform the tasks of the Corrections Sergeant position four times since 2011.

The Bettendorf Bulldogs and the Pleasant Valley Spartans have united to heighten awareness regarding the dangers of using electronic devices while driving. Thanks to Bettendorf Police Chief Phil Redington and Bettendorf Mayor Bob Gallagher several hundred T-shirts warning of the dangers of Texting While Driving will be given to the students and worn at the Bettendorf/PV basketball games on Friday, December 12, 2014.

During the past week, School Resource Officers Bruce Schwartz and Deputy Jayne Ruckoldt have been announcing statistics and displaying videos regarding the dangers.

On Friday, December 12, 2014, teachers will be asked to view with their students a 10 minute public service announcement regarding the dangers of texting and driving. The PSA was put out by AT&T and is presented from the perspective of people, especially teens, who have been impacted by the death or serious injury of someone who was texting and driving. Teachers are encouraged to discuss the video with students.

The three main types of driver distraction are: visual, manual and cognitive. Texting is the most alarming driver distraction because it involves all three types of distraction. According to the Iowa Department of Transportation texting makes drivers 23 times more likely to crash. This is not just a teen problem.

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On October 29th, 2014, the Sheriff's Office reported the death of an inmate at our jail. The deceased inmate is identified as Lawrence Bonner (03-03-81) from Parkview, Iowa.

The death investigation is being turned over to the Iowa Department of Public Safety, Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) and the Scott County Medical Examiners Office. Any further information regarding this incident will be released by those agencies.


On October 29th, 2014, at approximately 0042 hrs, correctional officers at the Scott County Jail found a 33 year old male inmate who appeared unresponsive in his cell. On-site medical staff were summoned who found the inmate unresponsive and began CPR. Davenport Fire Department and MEDIC Ambulance responded and at approximately 0100 hrs the inmate was pronounced deceased in the jail.

The cause of death has not been determined at this time, an autopsy is pending. The name of the inmate is not being released pending notification of next of kin.

The Scott County Sheriff's Office is conducting an investigation into the incident in conjuction with the Iowa Department of Public Safety Department of Criminal Investigation (DCI) and the Scott County Medical Examiners Office.

No further information is available at this time.