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Police Airport Section

The Des Moines Police Department provide 24-hour police presence at the Des Moines International Airport and are responsible for:
  • assisting security screening personnel
  • enforcing criminal statutes and city ordinances
  • traffic regulations (including cab and limousine ordinances)
  • answering any police-related calls for service on airport property 
The Airport Section cooperates and functions jointly with other governmental agencies including:
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
  • Transportation Security Administration (TSA – formerly the FAA)
  • U.S. Customs
  • Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS)
  • Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
  • Alcohol, Tobacco, & Firearms (ATF)
  • U.S. Postal Inspectors