Scott County News and Notices

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One Pot Meth Lab
The Scott County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Unit has been involved in an ongoing methamphetamine investigation since summer of 2015 which has netted 46 arrests to date. The investigation started in August, 2015 with a tip involving illegal methamphetamine manufacture and use in the Lake...
Posted: February 10, 2016
Admin building
Scott County has retained Waters & Company, a Springsted Company to conduct a recruitment for a new County Administrator for Scott County. The Board of Supervisors received input from the Scott County community regarding thoughts on experience, management and leadership characteristics...
Posted: January 29, 2016
Every February, in cooperation with other area Scott County Police agencies, the Bettendorf Police Department sponsors a Citizens Police Academy. The Academy is an eight week program designed to give each participant a basic knowledge of how their law enforcement agencies operate. Each participant...
Posted: January 21, 2016
On Friday, January 22, 2016, the Sheriff's Office will be presenting a Life Saving Award at 9:00 a.m. in the Sheriff's Office Administrative Conference Room in the Scott County Courthouse. Scott County Sheriff's Deputy Jamey Fah, Blue Grass Fire Chief Brian Seamer, Blue Grass Firefighter Josh...
Posted: January 21, 2016
The January Public Health Connection talks about the benefits of workplace wellness programs and covering your cough when sick. Read all about it! http://www.scottcountyiowa.com/health/newsletter .
Posted: January 7, 2016
Cervical Health Awareness Month: the HPV vaccine and screenings are the best ways to prevent and detect cervical cancer.
Posted: January 4, 2016
NEWS RELEASE On December 21st, 2015 the Scott County Special Operations Unit served three residential search warrants in the City of Davenport as part of an extensive methamphetamine investigation. Based on information received from the public, agents established a conspiracy to manufacture...
Posted: December 22, 2015
Update - December 23rd, 2015 The driver of the 2000 Ford F150 pickup who was fatally injured on 12/22/15 was identified as Paul H. Ostrand, 55, from Stockton, IA. The accident remains under investigation. NEWS RELEASE On December 22nd, at approximately 5:36 pm, Scott County Sheriff's deputies...
Posted: December 22, 2015
Scott County has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for Scott County’s current FY16 Budget.
Posted: December 16, 2015
Parking sign.
Effective December 10, 2015, signs on Ripley Street by the City of Davenport designate "Official Sheriff's Dept. Vehicle Parking Only" from 4th Street to the exit of the sally port of the Scott County Jail. Violators will be ticketed and/or towed by the City of Davenport.
Posted: December 10, 2015
Sheriff Conard, Office Rupe, and Major Gibbs
On December 8, 2015, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office Community Restoration Program participated in this year’s Children’s Christmas bike giveaway at the Friendly House in Davenport. The Community Restoration program was started in 2004 by Sheriff Conard and designed to involve low risk, minimum...
Posted: December 10, 2015
i pledge logo.
SCOTT COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE TO PARTNER WITH IOWA ABD FOR TOBACCO, ALTERNATIVE NICOTINE AND VAPOR PRODUCT EDUCATION AND ENFORCEMENT Davenport, Iowa (December 09, 2015) – The Scott County Sheriff’s Office has taken a pledge to keep tobacco, alternative nicotine and vapor products out of the hands...
Posted: December 10, 2015
The December newsletter describes tips for maintaining a healthy state of mind this winter and staying safe on the road. Read all about it in the Public Health Connection :
Posted: December 8, 2015
Due to the vast interest of persons applying for weapons permits, permits will no longer be issued the same day. If a person actually comes in to the Sheriff’s Office and completes their application on the Sheriff’s Office kiosk computer, their permit will be issued in the order in which it was...
Posted: December 7, 2015
Sheriff badge.
NEWS RELEASE – Car Accident (Buffalo) On Saturday December 5, 2015 at approximately 02:02am the Scott Emergency Communications Center was notified of a vehicle accident with a male being ejected near the 100 block of 40th Avenue in Buffalo, IA. 40th Avenue is located in the south west part of Scott...
Posted: December 6, 2015
Weapons permits renew online.
With the 5 year anniversary of the Iowa Weapons Carry Permit law upon us, and with many carry permit holders getting ready to renew their 5 year carry permits, I thought it was important to share the information on the difference between the new carry permit and the renewal permit, as well as...
Posted: December 2, 2015
Snow skiing
Come explore the Wapsi River Center this winter, via snowshoes or cross country skis. The Wapsi River Center has aluminum snowshoes, and X country ski equipment which may be checked out on Saturdays from 1:00 to 4:00 P.M. The equipment is available on a “first come first served” basis. Please...
Posted: December 1, 2015
Tom McManus
Scott County Conference Board unanimously approved to appoint City of Davenport Deputy Assessor Tom McManus as the new Scott County Assessor effective January 1, 2016.
Posted: December 1, 2015
Dee Bruemmer
Scott County Administrator, Dee F. Bruemmer discussed her retirement plans with the Board of Supervisors at their last regular meeting. Ms. Bruemmer was appointed County Administrator in August of 2008 after serving 27 years as an assistant administrator in the City of Davenport. She plans to leave the County in the spring.
Posted: November 25, 2015
Cover of the report.
The Scott County Health Department 2015 Fiscal Year Annual Report is now available. We are thankful for the many partnerships and accomplishments of the past year and look forward to another year of promoting public health in our community! Read the full report at on the Annual Report page.
Posted: November 19, 2015

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