• 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.


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Police Records

The Records Section provides valuable information to various public entities and private businesses by making available public records maintained by the Des Moines Police Department.

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Vehicle Impounds

For inquiries regarding motor vehicles that have been impounded by the Des Moines Police Department use the following phone numbers; Monday through Friday, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM call (515) 283-4850 after hours and on weekends call (515) 283-4824.

Traffic Enforcement
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Traffic Complaint Line

The Des Moines Police Department has created a phone hot-line for the purpose of receiving traffic related complaints. Citizens will be able to call the hot-line number of (515) 271-4655 and leave voice mail messages of specific traffic complaints.