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If it isn't an emergency, please call us at the numbers below.

Service/Function Address Hours Phone
Non-Emergency Communication Center 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 Answered 24 hrs/day (515)-283-4811
Airport Section 5800 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, IA 50321 Staffed 24 hours/day (515)-256-5020
Animal Control Shelter 1615 SE 14th Street, Des Moines, IA 50320 Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm, Sat-Sun 10:30am - 3:30pm (515)-284-6905
Chief's Office 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 Mon - Fri 8am - 5pm (515)-283-4800
Family Conflict Unit 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 Mon - Fri 8am - 4pm (515)-283-4832
Fraud and Auto Theft Unit 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 Mon - Fri 8am - 4pm (515)-283-4821
Crow Tow 826 SE 21st Street, Des Moines, IA 50317 Contracts w/DMPD for Police Impounds (515)-276-9869
General Information 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 Mon - Sun 7am - 7pm (515)-283-4824
Patrol Headquarters 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 Mon - Fri 8am - 5pm (515)-283-4836
Identification Section (Fingerprint Inquiries) 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 Mon - Fri 8am - 4pm (515)-283-4804
Intelligence Section 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 Mon - Fri 7am - 4pm (515)-283-4827
Legal Advisor 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 Mon - Fri 8am - 5pm (515)-283-4121
Metro STAR (Special Tactics And Response) 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 Mon - Fri 8am - 5pm (515)-283-6060
Office of Professional Standards (personnel complaints) 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 Mon - Fri 8am - 5pm (515)-283-4816
Pawn Shop Unit 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 Mon - Fri 7am - 3pm (515)-283-4882
Personnel and Training (Academy) 433 E Army Post Road, Des Moines, IA 50315 Mon - Fri 8am - 5pm (515)-323-8350
Persons Section 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 Mon - Fri 8am - 4pm (515)-283-4868
Polk County Jail 1985 NE 51st Pl , Des Moines, IA  50313 for information regarding prisoners (515)-323-5400
Property Management/Vehicle Impound Unit 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 Mon - Fri 7am - 4pm (515)-283-4850
Property Section - Investigates Property Crimes 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 Mon - Fri 7am - 4pm (515)-283-4865
Records Section/Phone Report Unit 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 Hours vary (515)-283-4771
Public Information Office 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 Mon - Fri 8am - 5pm, After Hours 515-283-4824 (515)-283-4084
Records Section - Report Requests 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 Mon - Fri 7am - 4pm (515)-283-4896
G&S 4100 E 16th St, Des Moines, IA 50313 Mon - Fri 8am - 5pm Contracts with City of Des Moines for Zoning Impounds (515)-276-1853
Traffic Section 1222 24th St  Des Moines, IA  50311 Mon - Fri 7am - 4pm (515)-323-8370
Vice and Narcotics Control 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 Mon - Fri 8am - 5pm (515)-283-4830