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


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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.