Supervisor’s Office

Polk County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council

The Polk County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) was established in June of 2008 to review issues that will enhance cooperation and collaboration among all areas of the criminal justice system. The Executive Committee of the CJCC was officially appointed on July 1, 2008 and includes the following members:

  • Polk County Board of Supervisors Chair
  • One member of the Polk County Board of Supervisors
  • Polk County Attorney
  • Chief Judge of the Fifth Judicial District
  • Director of the Iowa Department of Corrections
  • Public Defender
  • Polk County Sheriff
  • Suburban Police Chief Representative
  • Des Moines Police Officer
  • Chief Juvenile Court Officer
  • Mental Health Services Director

CJCC Mission Statement

The mission of the Polk County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) is to identify possible improvements in the criminal justice system; develop system-wide solutions; propose actions, execute strategies; and generally improve the criminal justice system.

In carrying out our mission, we are committed to:

  • Public Safety
  • Communication
  • Cooperation

The CJCC meets monthly at a time/date set at the end of each meeting. The meeting location is HyVee Hall at the Iowa Events Center, 730 – 3rd Street, Des Moines.

For Additional Information Contact:

Gary Sherzan
 CJCC Coordinator

515-250-6842
 gsherzan@msn.com

Sarah Boese
 Board Executive Assistant
 111 Court Avenue, Room 300
Des Moines, IA 50309

515-286-3895
 sarah.boese@polkcountyiowa.gov

Contact Us

Polk County Administration Building
111 Court Avenue, Room 300
Des Moines, IA 50309

Phone: (515) 286-3120
FAX: (515) 323-5225
Email:
CountyBoard@polkcountyiowa.gov