Sheriff’s Office

Contact the Sheriff

Sheriff McCarthy

The Polk County Sheriff's Office is dedicated to providing professional law enforcement services to the Citizens of Polk County and encourages proactive community involvment and transparency in our operations.

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The Polk County Sheriff's Office website and email is not monitored 24/7.  For assistance please:

Call 911 For Emergencies

Call PCSO Dispatch at 515-286-3333 For Non-Emergencies



Contact Us

Polk County Sheriff
1985 NE 51st Place
Des Moines, Iowa 50313

Administration: (515) 286-3814
: (515) 286-3800
: (515) 286-3333
Jail: (515) 323-5400
Law Enforcement
: (515) 286-3306