Sergeant Sean Thompson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant by Sheriff Lane.
Sean Thompson was born and raised in Davenport and is a graduate of Davenport Central High School. In 1990 Sean joined the United States Marine Corps and was deployed to the Persian Gulf, Japan, Fort Bliss, Texas, Kuwait, and Iraq. During his service with the Marine Corps, Sean earned the Combat Action Ribbon, the Southwest Asia Medal with 2 stars, the National Defense Medal, and the Kuwait Liberation Medal. Sean also received the Meritorious Unit Commendation, Joint Forces Unit Award, Navy Unit Award, Navy Unit Commendation, Pistol Sharp-Shooter, and Rifle Expert. Sean was honorably discharged in 1994 and stayed in the In-active Reserves from 1994-1998. After the military, Sean worked at Per Mar Security and Iowa 80 Group Truck Stop. In 2008 Sean joined the Scott County Sheriff’s Office Reserves and was hired as a full-time deputy in 2009. While working with Scott County, Sean has been in the Patrol Division, the Civil Division, has been a member of the FBI Gang Task Force, worked as an accident investigator, a field training officer, an SRT commander and sniper, the Iowa Sheriffs and Deputies Association legislation representative and is the former president and vice president of the Deputy Sheriffs Association union. Sean was promoted to the rank of sergeant in June 2020. Sean raced BMX bicycles professionally from 1988 to 2016, and in 2007 represented Team USA at the World’s in British Columbia, Canada. In Sean’s spare time he likes to mountain bike, weight lift and spend time with his wife Tara and two kids Jacob and Molly.