Polk County Criminal History (Iowa)

Search for Polk County, IA criminal history information. A criminal history search provides information on criminal records, arrest records, search warrants, arrest warrants, bench warrants, jail bookings, arrest charges, criminal misdemeanors, traffic violations, drug violations, parole violations, criminal case files, DUIs, domestic violence, investigation records, and other background check information.


Polk County Courts resolve legal disputes, including criminal misdemeanors and felonies in Polk County, Iowa. Courts operate at the Federal, Iowa State, or local Polk County level, and they maintain records for all of their criminal cases, which make up an individual's Polk County criminal history. These Polk County public criminal records include homicides, sexual assaults, DUIs, drug charges, property crimes, and more. Criminal records also list trials, convictions, and sentences, as well as any plea bargains or settlements. Polk County criminal history records include the defendant's name, personal information, the criminal charges brought against the individual, and any criminal case files created by Iowa law enforcement. A criminal history search shows an individual's criminal record, making it an important part of performing a thorough Polk County background check. Polk County Courts may provide online access to their criminal history records.

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


Polk County Police Departments provide local law enforcement services, including stopping crimes, arresting suspects, and conducting investigations in Polk County, Iowa. As part of this job, Police Departments maintain a number of criminal history records, including Polk County arrest records, warrants, and reports on jail bookings. These records make up an individual's Polk County criminal record, including the criminal charges made during an arrest and any resulting legal cases from a police arrest. This can include felonies and misdemeanors such as fraud, probation violations, drug possession, manslaughter, and traffic crimes. Police Department records can include investigation materials and criminal case files, and searching criminal history records is an important step in performing a Polk County background check. Police Departments make many of their criminal history records available online.

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 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 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


Polk County Department of Justice Offices operate at the federal or state level, and they enforce the law by prosecuting criminal cases in Polk County, Iowa. Departments of Justice are led by the Attorney General, and they maintain Polk County criminal history records, including narcotic charges, child exploitation, organized crime, and capital cases. These criminal records provide information about the accused individual and any trials resulting from the Department of Justice investigation, and these records can include trial testimony, witness reports and testimony, and the Polk County Court's ruling, such as convictions or acquittals, sentences, incarcerations, or plea bargains. These criminal history records are an important part of a background check, and they may be available on the Department of Justice website.

Des Moines Iowa Department of Justice West Des Moines IA 310 Maple Street 50265 515-281-5739


Polk County Probation Departments oversee court-ordered probations which have been imposed instead of incarceration in Polk County, Iowa. Probation Departments maintain detailed records on individuals who are on probation, which is part of the individual's criminal history. These Polk County public records include personal information on the individual and the criminal charges that led to probation. It can also include the terms of the probation, such as any requirements to seek treatment, attend counseling, or pay restitution to victims, as well as any travel restrictions or bans on contacting certain people that may be included in the probation order. Polk County probation records also list the length of the probation sentence, and they are an important part of a background check. Probation Departments may provide online searches for criminal history records.

Iowa County Probation Department Des Moines IA 910 Washington Avenue 50314 515-242-6604

Polk County Probation Department Des Moines IA 910 Washington Avenue 50314 515-242-6604


Polk County Sheriff Departments operates at the county or local level, keeping public order by investigating crimes, arresting suspected criminals, and stopping crimes in progress in Polk County, Iowa. Sheriff Departments maintain records on all of their actions, including arrest reports, warrants, and jail bookings. These Polk County criminal records make up an individual's criminal history, and they contain personal information, all criminal charges in a person's record, and any legal cases after an arrest. Criminal history records include felonies and misdemeanors such as Polk County DUIs, drug charges, homicide, domestic violence, and probation violations. Sheriff Department records also include criminal case files and investigation records, which makes searching criminal history records an important step in conducting a background check in Polk County. These records may be available online from the Sheriff Department.

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 50309 515-286-3800