Sheriff’s Office

Jail and Arrest Information

Polk County Jail records of arrest are not proof or indicators of guilt. This information should not be relied upon for any type of legal action.

  • Current Inmate Listing
    A current list of inmates in the custody of the Sheriff. Inmates with Federal charges are not listed.
  • Bookings Previous 24 hours
    A list of inmates booked at the Polk County Jail in the last 24 hours. Inmates with Federal charges are not listed.
  • Bookings Prior Date
    A list of inmates booked at the Polk County Jail on the prior date. Inmates with Federal charges are not listed.
  • Releases Previous 24 hours
    A list of inmates released from the Polk County Jail in the last 24 hours. Inmates with Federal charges are not listed.
  • Releases Prior Date
    A list of inmates released from the Polk County Jail on the prior date. Inmates with Federal charges are not listed.
  • Released Inmate Search
    A search of Polk County Jail records for inmates released in the previous 365 days.

Disclaimer: Record of an arrest is not an indication of guilt. The Polk County Sheriff's Office does not provide case disposition. Disposition of cases can be searched at Iowa Courts Online.

The Polk County Sheriff's Office does not expressly or by implication warrant that the information or data accessed by the customer is accurate or correct. The Sheriff is not liable for any loss, cost, damage or expense arising directly or indirectly in connection with this access. In no event shall the Sheriff be liable for any special or consequential damages or for any direct damages resulting from the customer's use or application of the information obtained as a result of using this web site.

Individuals obtaining information from this web site should verify accuracy through the arresting agency or Iowa Courts Online.

Contact Us

Polk County Sheriff
1985 NE 51st Place
Des Moines, Iowa 50313

Administration: (515) 286-3814
Civil
: (515) 286-3800
Communications
: (515) 286-3333
Jail: (515) 323-5400
Law Enforcement
: (515) 286-3306