Polk County Criminal Case (Iowa)

Courts in Polk County, Iowa are judicial bodies that act to resolve legal disputes. They operate at the Federal, Iowa State, or local Polk County level, and many hear Polk County criminal cases and maintain records about those cases. These criminal case files can include felonies and misdemeanors such as homicide, sexual assault, DUIs, property crimes, drug charges, and more. They provide information about the defendant, the criminal charges brought against the individual, the outcome of the trial, and any sentences, court decrees, or probation orders. In addition to Polk County trial records, criminal case files often include Polk County police records, bond information, and the suspect's full criminal history. Polk County Courts may provide online access to their criminal cases.

Des Moines District Court Des Moines IA 500 Mulberry Street 50309 515-286-3772


Police Departments in Polk County, Iowa are law enforcement agencies that are charged with maintaining public order in their community. As part of this job, Police Departments arrest suspected criminals and investigate criminal offenses. These Polk County police records become part of the criminal case file, including criminal prosecutions for misdemeanors and felonies such as battery, assault, manslaughter, homicide, driving while intoxicated, and sexual assaults. Criminal cases provide information on the defendant, the outcome of the trial, and any convictions, sentences, plea bargains, or incarcerations. Polk County criminal cases may also include police records introduced in Polk County Court cases, police testimony, and police investigation evidence. These records may be available through the Police Department website.

Altoona Police Department Altoona IA 700 1st Avenue South 50009 515-967-5132

Ankeny Police Department Ankeny IA 211 Southwest Walnut Street 50023 515-965-6440

Clive Police Department Clive IA 8505 Harbach Boulevard 50325 515-278-1312

Des Moines Police Academy Des Moines IA 433 East Army Post Road 50315 515-323-8350

Des Moines Police Department Des Moines IA 25 East 1st Street 50309 515-283-4836

Iowa Department Of Natural Resources - Law Enforcement Bureau Des Moines IA 502 East 9th Street 50309 515-281-5919

Iowa Department Of Natural Resources.- Parks Division Des Moines IA 502 East 9th Street 50309

Iowa Department Of Public Safety Des Moines IA 215 East 7th Street 50319

Iowa State Patrol District 1 - Des Moines Des Moines IA 260 Northwest 48th Place 50313 515-725-0010

Iowa State Patrol District 15 Des Moines IA 5912 Northwest 2nd Street 50313 515-281-6176

Iowa State Patrol District 16 Des Moines IA 321 East 12th Street, 1 50319 515-281-3879

Johnston Police Department Johnston IA 6221 Merle Hay Road 50131 515-278-2344

Mitchellville Police Department Mitchellville IA 110 2nd Street Northeast 50169 515-967-9289

Pleasant Hill Police Department Pleasant Hill IA 5151 Maple Drive, 1 50327 515-265-1444

Polk City Police Department Polk IA 309 Van Dorn Street 50226 515-984-6565

Urbandale Police Department Urbandale IA 3740 86th Street 50322 515-278-3938

West Des Moines Police Department West Des Moines IA 250 Mills Civic Parkway 50265 515-222-3320

West Des Moines Police Department West Des Moines IA Mills Civic Parkway 50266 515-222-3320

Windsor Heights Police Department Windsor Heights IA 1133 66th Street 50324 515-277-4453

Attorney Generals in Polk County, Iowa act as the chief legal officer at the federal or state level, and they are responsible for managing court cases, including criminal cases. The Attorney General maintains records on their current and former cases, such as criminal misdemeanors and felonies, prosecutions of sexual predators, homicides, death penalty cases, and drug charges. These Polk County criminal case records contain information about the defendant, the criminal charges, and the outcome of the case, including any convictions, sentences, plea bargains, or incarcerations. These files are an important part of a person's criminal record, which makes searching for criminal cases a key step in performing a background check. Attorneys General may provide online access to their criminal case records.

Iowa Attorney General Des Moines IA 1305 East Walnut Street 50319 515-281-3648

Iowa Attorney General Consumer Protection Division Des Moines IA 1305 East Walnut Street 50319 515-281-5926


District Attorney Offices in Polk County, Iowa prosecute suspected criminals on behalf of the public. They maintain records on their ongoing and prior Polk County criminal cases, and the charges range from misdemeanors to felonies, including manslaughter, homicide, robbery, grand theft auto, drug charges, and sexual assaults. Polk County Criminal case records provide information about the defendant and the criminal charges, as well as the case's outcome, including convictions, sentences, acquittals, settlements, plea bargains, or incarcerations. These criminal case files are an important part of a person's criminal history, and they are vital for performing a thorough Polk County background check. District Attorney Offices may provide criminal case information through their websites.

Polk County District Attorney Des Moines IA 222 5th Avenue 50309 515-286-3737


Sheriff Departments in Polk County, Iowa provide law enforcement services, typically for a county or local area. As part of their job, Polk County Sheriff Departments arrest suspected criminals and investigate crimes. Sheriff records may later become part of a Polk County criminal case file, which can include criminal prosecutions for misdemeanors and felonies such as manslaughter, homicide, battery, sexual assault, and driving while under the influence. Criminal case files provide information on the defendant, the outcome of the Polk County Trial Court, and any convictions, sentences, plea bargains, or incarcerations. These case files may also include Polk County sheriff records introduced at trial, testimony from the sheriff's office, and sheriff investigation evidence. Criminal cases may be accessible through the Sheriff Department website.

Polk County Sheriff's Office Des Moines IA 2309 Euclid Avenue 50310 515-286-3800

Polk County Sheriff's Office Des Moines IA 1985 Northeast 51st Place 50313

Polk County Sheriffs Department Des Moines IA 6023 Northeast 14th Street 50313 515-286-3306

Polk County Sheriffs Department Des Moines IA 206 6th Avenue, 112 50309 515-286-3800