Follow the Good Morning Quad Cities 2018 Road Trip here

Local man becomes latest Scott County deputy

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

A Quad City native became a Scott County Sheriff’s Department deputy at a ceremony Wednesday, August 8, 2012.

James Schmitz was born in Rock Island, Illinois and graduated from United Township High School in 1989.  He then served 20 years in the Marine Corps before retiring three years ago.

Schmitz’s family attended his oath ceremony.