Thursday, July 21, 2016
Traffic Enforcement Project July 23rd
July 23, 2016
POLK COUNTY, Iowa
Iowa Law Enforcement Officers from many Central Iowa jurisdictions will be increasin…
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
AUTOMATED TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT VEHICLE LOCATIONS*
Saturday, July 23, 2016:
4200 NW 94th Ave.
3000 NE Aurora Ave.
Sunday, July 24, 2016:
7300 NW …
Thursday, July 14, 2016
INCREASED CREDIT/DEBIT CARD FRAUD BEING REPORTED
July 14, 2016
Polk County, Iowa
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a significant increase o…
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
POLK COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ANNOUNCES DEPUTY SHERIFF TESTING
The Polk County Sheriff's Office will be testing for the position of Deputy Sheriff on …
The Polk County Jail is a 325,000 square-feet facility that sits on 40 acres of land just north of Des Moines. The jail holds inmates and detainees facing state and federal charges.
The Sheriff's Office provides law enforcement services throughout Polk County. The Sheriff's Office is the responsible agency for unincorporated Polk County, the cities of Alleman, Bondurant, Elkhart, Grimes, the U.S Army Corps of Engineers at Saylorville Lake and the Polk County Courthouse.
The Communications Center is the lifeline that connects citizens with emergency services. It is the responsibility of the Communication Specialists to determine the nature and urgency of each call and route it to the proper response unit as quickly as possible.
The Polk County Sheriff's Office Professional Services and Training Division has responsibility for the professional development of staff.
Court Services Division consists of three areas:
Civil Process is responsible for receiving, processing and serving civil and criminal court orders and legal documents.
Courthouse Security provides law enforcement functions within the Polk County Courthouse and River Point Court Annex building and Court Staging.
Professional Services Section is responsible for hiring, recruitment and selection processes for the Polk County Sheriff's Office.
The Administration Division provides a variety of management and support services for the entire Sheriff's Office.
The Office of Planning and Development is responsible for providing professional services internally.
Citizens have the right to expect the Sheriff's Office to provide law enforcement services that are fair, effective and impartially applied.