Polk County Court Cases (Iowa)

Polk County Courts are judicial bodies that operate at the federal, state, and local level to resolve legal disputes, including both criminal and civil charges in Polk County, Iowa. Courts also create and preserve records about the cases they hear. Many types of courts, including criminal, civil, family, and traffic courts, provide online access to Polk County court case records. These public records may provide information about the defendant and plaintiffs in a case, the charges brought against an individual, the outcome of a trial, any sentences, court decrees, or probation orders, and more. Polk County Court records also have records on divorces, probate for wills and estates, lawsuits filed against businesses, and complaints about sexual harassment or discrimination in Polk County. Court databases often allow the public to search Polk County court cases by the names of people involved.

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


Polk County Police Departments protect the community by stopping crimes and performing investigations in Polk County, Iowa. As part of their law enforcement responsibilities, Polk County Police Departments maintain court case records for any cases in which the police were involved. This can include records on criminal prosecutions for misdemeanors and felonies, police records introduced during the Polk County court case, details about the police investigation, and any convictions or sentences. These court cases contain important information about an individual's criminal history, making them a key part of performing a Polk County background check. These records also list whether an individual is on the Iowa sex offender registry. Polk County court case records can be accessed directly from the Police Department, and some departments provide online request forms.

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

The Polk County Attorney General is the chief legal officer for their jurisdiction at both the Federal and Iowa State level in Polk County, Iowa. They are responsible for managing Polk County court cases, particularly in federal and Iowa state courts, and Attorneys General maintain records on their current and former cases, including records for criminal and civil cases. These Polk County court cases contain a range of information on the litigants, the charges, the outcome of the case, including any prison sentences or financial restitution ordered by the court, and more. These records provide important information about an individual's court record as well as any lawsuits brought against businesses. The Polk County Attorney General may provide records from their court cases through their website.

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


Polk County District Attorneys prosecute cases on behalf of the public in Polk County, Iowa. This can include both criminal and civil cases. The Polk County DA's Office maintains public records on ongoing cases as well as prior cases. These records include prosecutions for criminal felonies and misdemeanors such as assault, homicide, battery, and robbery, as well as civil cases against businesses or individuals who have violated the law. A Polk County court record search can identify litigants in a case and determine if an individual has any criminal convictions, making it an important part of a Polk County background check. District Attorneys may provide searchable databases of Polk County court cases on their websites.

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


Polk County Sheriff's Departments help maintain safety and order by stopping crimes and conducting investigations in Polk County, Iowa. As part of their role in law enforcement, the Polk County Sheriff maintains court case records for cases in which their office was involved. This can include records on criminal prosecutions for misdemeanors and felonies, investigation records introduced during the court case, and the outcome of a trial, including convictions, sentences, and incarcerations. These Polk County court cases contain important information about an individual's criminal history, and checking court cases is an important step in conducting a thorough Polk County background check. Sheriff's Departments may provide online access to their court 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, 112 50309 515-286-3800