On Tuesday, July 18th at 0900, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office will hold a Promotional Ceremony in the Sheriff’s Office Conference Room on the second floor of the Scott County Courthouse. Corrections Officers Laquisha Morgan and David Wallace will be promoted to the rank of corrections sergeant, Sergeant Jon Ronnebeck will be promoted to the rank of corrections lieutenant and Lieutenant Stefanie Burnett will be promoted to the rank of corrections captain.
Laquisha Morgan was born and raised in Davenport and graduated in 1999 from Davenport West High School. Laquisha graduated from Kaplan University in 2003 with her Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems/Network Administration and quickly realized she would rather work with people and help her community and the people in it. In 2004 Laquisha graduated from Kaplan University with her Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice. Laquisha completed an internship at Lutheran Services in Iowa in December of 2004 and was employed by LSI after her internship. Laquisha was hired by the Scott County Sheriff’s Office as a corrections officer at the Scott County Jail in September, 2008. Laquisha has been a Field Training Officer for 7 years and has been a member of the Corrections Emergency Response Team. Since Laquisha started her career at the Scott County Jail she has received training in Interpersonal Communications, Defensive Tactics, Suicide Prevention, CPR, Prison Rape Elimination Act, National Crime Information Center (NCIC), and became a direct supervision instructor. Laquisha attended the Iowa Women in Policing Conference and served on the board of Humility of Mary. Laquisha resides in Davenport with her significant other Antwaun and their 4 children, Aliiyha, Michael, Koren and Kovee.
David Wallace grew up in Mendota, Illinois and graduated from Mendota High School. David served 9 years with the Illinois Army National Guard and was deployed to Iraq. David attended Western Illinois University in Macomb, IL where he earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Law Enforcement Justice Administration. David began his career as a corrections officer with the Scott County Sheriff's Office in October of 2012. Since David began his career with Scott County, he has become a Field Training Officer, Transport Officer, and a member of the Corrections Emergency Response Team. David resides in Clinton County with his wife and children.
Jon Ronnebeck grew up in Davenport and graduated from Davenport West High School. Jon attended Scott Community College and St. Ambrose University. He started his career at the Scott County Jail in 2002 as a corrections officer. Jon was promoted to the rank of sergeant in August of 2004. During his time working in the jail, Jon has administrated or co-administrated many of the software programs used throughout the jail. He was recognized as the Scott County Employee of the Quarter in 2014 and was also awarded the Dorothy Award in April of 2012. Jon lives in Scott County with his wife and two children.
Stefanie Burnett grew up in Morrison, Illinois and attended Morrison High School. She attended Sauk Valley Community College in Dixon, Illinois, where she earned an Associate’s Degree in Law Enforcement in 1995. Stefanie worked with Juvenile Sex Offenders prior to starting at the jail in Princeton, Illinois as an adolescent treatment professional. She started her career in 1999 as a corrections officer at the Scott County Jail. In August of 2000, Stefanie was promoted to corporal. In March of 2004, Stefanie was promoted to sergeant and oversaw the daily operations of the jail and staff on second shift. Stefanie was promoted to lieutenant in March of 2006 and oversaw dayshift operations. In 2010, Stefanie attended the National Jail Leadership Academy at Sam Houston State University in Texas. In 2012, Stefanie became a Certified Jail Manager through the American Jail Association. She recently became recertified in 2016 and remains a Certified Jail Manager. Stefanie is a Prison Rape Elimination Act Investigator, is a Field Training Officer and active with the Big Brother Big Sister Program. Stefanie currently resides in Bettendorf with her husband Greg and their four children Josh, Emma, John and Liam.