Polk County Inmate Lookup (Iowa)

Search for Polk County, IA inmate location information. Inmate records include information on prior incarcerations, arrests, convictions, inmate identification numbers, federal inmates, state inmates, county inmates, detentions before trial, prison sentences, inmate transfers, and more.


Polk County Jails and Prisons incarcerate convicted criminals and detain people awaiting trials in Polk County, Iowa. They may operate at the federal, state, or local level. Jails and Prisons maintain detailed records for the people they detain, which includes inmate records. These records contain an inmate's criminal history, including personal information, any arrests or convictions for misdemeanors or felonies, Polk County Court sentences, and all current and prior incarcerations. They also include important information for locating Polk County inmates such as their identification number, aliases, and mug shots. Jails and Prisons often provide a searchable online database for locating inmates in Polk County .

Fort Des Moines Community Corrections Complex Des Moines IA 68 Thayer Street 50315 515-242-6603

Iowa Correctional Institution For Women Mitchellville IA 420 Mill Street Southwest 50169 515-725-5042

Iowa State Corrections Des Moines IA 1445 East Grand Avenue 50316 515-242-5770

Iowa State Prison Des Moines IA 600 Southeast 18th Street 50317 515-266-6913

Polk County Juvenile Detention Center Des Moines IA 1548 Hull Avenue 50316 515-286-3344

Polk County Main Jail Des Moines IA 1985 Northeast 51st Place 50313 515-323-5400

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

Women's Residential Correctional Facility Des Moines IA 1917 Hickman Road 50314 515-242-6325


Polk County Police Departments are charged with stopping crimes and conducting investigations in order to maintain public safety in Polk County, Iowa. As part of this job, Police Departments also keep records on current and former Polk County inmates. Police inmate records include personal information on the inmate such as name, date of birth, the length of the sentence, and the offense which led to incarceration. These Polk County public criminal records may also include information about the jail or prison currently holding the inmate and any prison transfers. Police Departments may provide online access to inmate records.

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


The U.S. Marshals Service houses and transports federal prisoners during their federal custody and trials in Polk County, Iowa. They are also responsible for delivering convicted individuals to a federal Bureau of Prisons facility. As part of their responsibilities, the U.S. Marshals maintain records on all their current or former Polk County inmates. These Polk County inamte records include the inmate's name, personal information, the charge which led to detention, and the outcome of the individual's trial. The records also state whether the individual was acquitted or convicted, any sentence given by the court, and the federal prison where convicted prisoners were held. While some of this information is private, the U.S. Marshals may provide online access to Polk County inmate information.

Des Moines Iowa US Marshals Service Des Moines IA 123 East Walnut Street 50309 515-284-6240


Polk County Probation Departments are responsible for monitoring court-ordered probations, including those imposed on individuals as an alternative to incarceration in Polk County, Iowa. Probation Departments keep detailed records on probations, including requirements to seek treatment for drug or alcohol abuse, attend counseling, or pay restitution to victims. People who have been convicted of felonies or misdemeanors but who were never incarcerated may not appear in other Polk County inmate records, so probation records can be an important source of information for background checks. These records will also list any prior or current Polk County incarcerations, and they may be available through an online database.

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's Departments often operate at the county level to maintain safety and order by stopping crimes and conducting investigations in Polk County, Iowa. As part of these responsibilities, Polk County Sheriff's Departments keep records on current and former inmates. These Polk County inmate records include personal information such as the inmate's name, date of birth, the length of the sentence, and the offense which led to incarceration. Additionally, the records may include information about the Polk County jail or prison currently holding the inmate, as well as any prison transfers. Sheriff's Departments may provide online access to their inmate records.

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