• Des Moines Police Department

    The Des Moines Police Department is located at 25 E. First Street. The non-emergency general information phone number is 515-283-4824.


  • Run With Police on Saturday May 16th

    Join us for the First Annual Run With Police on Saturday May 16th, 10AM starting in the 100 blk. Of E. Court Avenue right outside of the Des Moines Police Station, and finishing back at the station. This is a timed 5K race/run/walk event which benefits Special Olympics of Iowa and also recognizes National Police Week.


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Public Fingerprinting – Des Moines Police Department


Des Moines Police Department public fingerprinting information:
·         Fingerprinting is scheduled by appointment only.
·         Hours scheduled by appointment are available from 2:45 pm – 3:45 pm Monday – Friday (except federal holidays). Call (515) 283-4804 to request an appointment.
·         Please allow at least 15 minutes for fingerprint processing.
·         Cost is $10 per card paid by cash or check only. No credit or debit cards are accepted. Fingerprint cards are provided at no additional fee. 
·         You must bring a valid, non-expired government issued picture ID with you (adult and/or minors); we will not fingerprint anyone without proper identification. 
·         Persons under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a Parent or Legal Guardian. 
Fingerprinting is done in the Identification Section, located on the second floor, room #208, of the Des Moines Police Department, 25 East 1st Street, Des Moines, Iowa 50309. Please call (515) 283-4804 with any further question or to schedule an appointment.