DAVENPORT, IOWA (September 10, 2019) — On Thursday, September 12, at 9AM, the Scott County Sheriff's Office will hold two recognitions in the Sheriff’s Office conference room on the second floor of the Scott County Courthouse. Corrections Officer Tamara Riojas will be presented with a Life-Saving Award and Nick Aleksiejczyk will be promoted to Jail Sergeant.
Tamara Riojas graduated from Clinton High School and is a United States Air Force veteran. Riojas participates extensively with disaster-relief efforts with the American Red Cross and will be celebrating 20 years of service with the Scott County Jail on September 27. She and her husband, Gabe, reside in Clinton.
Nick Aleksiejczyk graduated from Davenport West, graduated from Scott Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice, and, in 2006, graduated cum laude from St Ambrose University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in criminal justice. Shortly after graduation in 2006, Aleksiejczyk was hired by the Sheriff’s Office as a corrections officer. Aleksiejczyk has been a Field Training Officer (FTO) for the majority of his time at the jail. Aleksiejczyk was selected to be a part of a group that was responsible for rebuilding the jail’s entire training program, and a few years later, he was asked again to help fine-tune the existing program. Aleksiejczyk is married to his wife, Andrea, and they recently celebrated their twelfth wedding-anniversary. They have a five-year-old son, Sid.