Polk County Inmate Search

How to find inmates in Polk County Jail?

Search for an inmate on the web by the list of current inmates & arrest records of the Polk County Sheriff.
Click to search online
(Inmates with Federal charges are not listed.)
Lookup an inmate, click on the 'Last Name' to view more details of the inmate: mugshot, offender ID, book date, charges, bond, and so on.
You can also call at (515) 286-6666 to lookup an inmate by phone.

More jail & arrest information
A list inmates booked at jail in the last 24 hours. Click Here
Jail records search for inmates released in the previous 365 days. Click Here
A list of inmates released from jail in the last 24 hours. Click Here

Polk County Jail

The Polk County Jail holds inmates and detainees facing state and federal charges, it is the largest facility of its kind in the state of Iowa.
Address: 1985 NE 51st Pl, Des Moines, IA 50313
Phone: (515) 323-5400

Visiting an inmate in jail
The Polk County Sheriff's Office visitation program offers on-site and remote visits. Video Visits are conducted on video terminals that are located within the detention center lobby.
Visitation Rules

Polk County Sheriff
Address: 1985 NE 51st Pl, Des Moines, IA 50313
Phone: (515) 286-3814 (Administration), (515) 286-3333 (Communications)

Polk County Juvenile Detention Center
Visiting Hours: Monday-Friday 6:00-6:30 p.m. and 6:45-7:15 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday 1:00-1:30 p.m. and 1:45-2:15 p.m.
Holidays 9:00-9:30 a.m. and 6:45-7:15 p.m.
Visits must be scheduled in advance by calling (515) 286-3344.
If you have questions, please contact the Detention.
Address: 1548 Hull Ave, Des Moines, Iowa 50316
Phone: (515) 286-3344

Helpful Links
Sheriff's In Custody Population Report Click Here
Weekly Jail Status Report Click Here
Iowa Courts Online, click here to search a case.