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Welcome


Welcome to the home page for Polk County Attorney John P. Sarcone.

The attorneys and staff in the Polk County Attorney's Office work hard to achieve justice for the victims of crime and to serve the community of over 430,000 residents in Polk County, by prosecuting violations of state law and providing legal counsel to the county government.

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About Us


The County Attorney is the legal advisor and chief law enforcement officer for the county. The Civil Division provides legal counsel to elected officials and County departments and represents the County in court actions. The Criminal Division files and prosecutes charges for violations of state law that occur within Polk County. The Juvenile Division represents the state in Child in Need of Assistance cases and juvenile delinquency matters.

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News & Press

Friday, June 28, 2019
OWI Report (May 2019)

ONE HUNDRED TWENTY DEFENDANTS SENTENCED FOR OWI THE MONTH OF MAY 2019 One hundred twenty defendants were prosecuted for Operating While under the Influence (OWI…

Friday, June 28, 2019
OWI Report (April 2019)

ONE HUNDRED SEVENTY-THREE DEFENDANTS SENTENCED FOR OWI THE MONTH OF APRIL 2019 One hundred seventy-three defendants were prosecuted for Operating While under th…

Contact Us

Polk County Attorney's Office
Polk County Justice Center
222 Fifth Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309

Phone: (515) 286-3737
Fax: (515) 286-3428
Email: ctyatty@polkcountyiowa.gov