Polk County Medical Examiner

Elder abuse

  • Elder abuse is the abuse, neglect or exploitation of individuals age 60 or older.
  • If you suspect elder abuse, contact the local law enforcement and the Iowa Department of Human Services at 1-800-362-2178.
  • For more information go to Iowa Department of Aging: https://www.iowaaging.gov/

Contact Us

To report a death call (515) 286-3333
1801 Hickman Rd
Des Moines, Iowa 50314
(515) 286-2102 (Days)
(515) 286-3333 (Other times)
Fax: (515) 286-2208