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

Service/Function Location Address Hours Phone
Non-Emergency Communication Center Police - Station 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 Answered 24 hrs/day (515)-283-4811
Airport Section Des Moines International Airport 5800 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, IA 50321 Staffed 24 hours/day (515)-256-5020
Animal Control Shelter Police-Animal Control 1615 SE 14th Street, Des Moines, IA 50320 Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm, Sat-Sun 10:30am - 3:30pm (515)-284-6905
Chief's Office Police - Station 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 Mon - Fri 8am - 5pm (515)-283-4800
Family Conflict Unit Police - Station 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 Mon - Fri 8am - 4pm (515)-283-4832
Fraud and Auto Theft Unit Police - Station 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 Mon - Fri 8am - 4pm (515)-283-4821
Crow Tow Police - Station 826 SE 21st Street, Des Moines, IA 50317 Contracts w/DMPD for Police Impounds (515)-276-9869
General Information Police - Station 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 Mon - Fri 7am - 4pm (515)-283-4824
Patrol Headquarters Police - Station 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 Mon - Fri 8am - 5pm (515)-283-4836
Identification Section (Fingerprint Inquiries) Police - Station 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 Mon - Fri 8am - 4pm (515)-283-4804
Intelligence Section Police - Station 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 Mon - Fri 7am - 4pm (515)-283-4827
Legal Advisor Police - Station 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 Mon - Fri 8am - 5pm (515)-283-4121
Metro STAR (Special Tactics And Response) Police - Station 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 Mon - Fri 8am - 5pm (515)-283-6060
Office of Professional Standards (personnel complaints) Police - Station 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 Mon - Fri 8am - 5pm (515)-283-4816
Pawn Shop Unit Police - Station 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 Mon - Fri 7am - 3pm (515)-283-4882
Personnel and Training (Academy) Police Academy 433 E Army Post Road, Des Moines, IA 50315 Mon - Fri 8am - 5pm (515)-323-8350
Persons Section Police - Station 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 Mon - Fri 8am - 4pm (515)-283-4868
Polk County Jail Police Station Des Moines, IA for information regarding prisoners (515)-323-5400
Property Management/Vehicle Impound Unit Police - Station 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 Mon - Fri 7am - 4pm (515)-283-4850
Property Section - Investigates Property Crimes Police - Station 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 Mon - Fri 7am - 4pm (515)-283-4865
Records Section/Phone Report Unit Police - Station 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 Hours vary (515)-283-4771
Public Information Office Police - Station 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 Mon - Fri 8am - 5pm, After Hours 515-283-4824 (515)-283-4084
Records Section - Report Requests Police - Station 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 Mon - Fri 7am - 7pm (515)-283-4896
G&S Police - Station 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 Mon - Fri 8am - 5pm Contracts with City of Des Moines for Zoning Impounds (515)-276-1853
Traffic Unit Police - Station 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 (515)-323-8375
Vice and Narcotics Control Police - Station 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 Mon - Fri 8am - 5pm (515)-283-4830