Records and Reports

Crash Reports:

If Scott County Sheriff’s Office was the investigating agency on an auto accident, reports will be available online or from the Sheriff's Office.

Crash reports are available within 5-7 business days after incident on Simply search for the report online, make the payment, and receive a copy that can be printed or saved. No need to travel to the courthouse, waiting in line or postage.

Accident / Incident Reports:

Paper copies of the reports are available upon request in person, or by mail to the parties involved in the accident or incident. No faxed requests will be accepted. Mailed requests require a self-addressed stamped envelope for return.

  • No charge to involved parties
  • Attorneys, insurance companies and other cost if $5.00 (cash or check only)
  • 10 cents per page after first 25 pages

Payment should be made either in cash or check payable to Scott County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 8AM to 4:30PM
    Telephone: 563-326-8719
    Mailing Address: 400 W. 4 th Street
    Davenport, Iowa 52801

Military Records Check:

Requests made by the armed forces can be faxed directly to us or the local recruiter can bring them to our office.

Criminal History Background Checks:

The Scott County Sheriff's Office can provide a criminal background check for the Scott County Sheriff's Office only. It does not include juvenile records, traffic records (which may be obtained from the Iowa Department of Transportation) nor any other agency. We suggest you check with other agencies in this area for possible additional information. This criminal records check does not include disposition information on any of the charges. It simply states that the individual was arrested. We caution your use of this information without full court disclosure on the disposition of each charge. See application.

You may need this information for:

  • Employment
  • Housing
  • Hunting
  • Immigration
  • Adoption

You will need a current photo ID and $5.00.

If you are in need of a statewide Iowa Criminal History Record check, you will need to contact the Dissemination Unit within the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation in Des Moines. DCI accepts online application and payment for criminal history record checks.

Verification of Past Residency:

If you are a former student and no longer live in Scott County and need a prior history background check you will need the following:

  • Letter
  • Copy of drivers license notarized
  • $5.00 fee
  • 3 consecutive months of bills (i.e.; electric, water or gas) addressed to person applying with current Scott County address