Scott County Sheriff's Department awards 2 life saving awards

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DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) — The Scott County Sheriff's office honored two employees with a special award on Thursday morning, April 20, 2017. Scott County Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Joe Caffery and Deputy Dan Grafton received the Life Saving Award.

On February 13, 2017 Caffery and Grafton were called to an unresponsive female in Park View, Iowa. When they arrived, they used an automated external defibrillator and administered CPR to the victim.

When EMS crews arrived, they reported that the victim was alert and conscious, due to the actions of Caffery and Grafton.

"The actions of all involved reflect great teamwork, credit upon themselves, their community, and their agencies," said Sheriff Tim Lane.