Attorney’s Office


The prosecution of weapons offenses is coordinated with a number of law enforcement agencies including the Des Moines Police Department, U.S. Department of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, and the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Under Project Safe Neighborhoods, a nationwide commitment to reduce gun crime in America by networking existing local, state and federal programs. The Polk County Attorney supplies an attorney who is designated as a Special Assistant United States Attorney. This attorney prosecutes felons in both state and federal court.

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