How can I find out if someone is a registered sex offender?
There are three ways to find out if someone is a registered sex offender in Polk County:
- Information on sex offenders, who are at-risk to re-offend, is given to public schools, day cares, neighborhood associations (if requested), and the news media.
- You can contact the Main Jail and view pictures in the Manual of sex offenders who are at-risk to re-offend.
- If you know a person's name, you can contact the Main Jail and fill out a request form to search the database for a particular sex offender.
For more information, call the Sex Offender Registry Desk, located at the Main Jail, at (515) 286-2030.
For more information on sex offenders in the State of Iowa, contact the Division of Criminal Investigations at (515) 281-3666.
Click here for the Department of Criminal Investigations Sex Offender Registry.