Deputy Chad Weipert was promoted to the rank of Sergeant by Sheriff Lane.
Sergeant Weipert was born and raised in Davenport, graduating from the Davenport Community School District and then Scott Community College with a focus in Law Enforcement. He was hired by the Scott County Sheriff’s Office in 2006 and worked in the Scott County Jail until 2008 as a correction officer. In 2008 Chad was hired by the Maquoketa Police Department and graduated from the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy in December of 2008. He worked with the Maquoketa Police Department until 2010 when he was hired by the Scott County Sheriff’s Office. With Scott County Deputy Weipert worked 3rd shift patrol until March of 2015 when he was assigned as school resource officer at Pleasant Valley High School, working in that position until November of 2018. In November of 2018 he was assigned to the Scott County Criminal Investigation Division as a detective. During Chad’s tenure at Scott County, he became a taser instructor, a special response team (SRT) member since 2013, a crime scene investigator, a crisis negotiator, and an ALICE instructor and a field training officer (FTO). In his spare time Chad enjoys hanging out with his wife, Kerri, and his kids Wyatt and Gabbie, coaching baseball, and attending his kids’ many events.