Polk County, IA Arrest Records

Polk County, IA is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.19 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Johnson, Pottawattamie, Dallas, Warren, Washington counties in Iowa.
Polk County, IA property crime rate is 1.51 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 365 larceny theft related arrests in 2016.

Polk County, IA Crime Rate

5 Crimes In Polk County, IA in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 365
Burglary 247
Motor vehicle theft 102
Aggravated assault 57
Revised rape 21

How Polk stands up against other counties

Polk vs. Linn

You’ll be in more risk in Polk compared to Linn county that had 9.41% lower crime rate compared to Polk county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0042 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Linn county.
Arson rates of 0.0105 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0045 in Linn county.

Polk vs. Scott

You’ll be in more risk in Polk compared to Scott county that had 13.62% lower crime rate compared to Polk county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0232 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Scott county.
Burglary rates of 0.5210 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.5160 in Scott county.

Names with the most arrests in Polk

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Polk, Iowa, the most crimes, that's 28.13% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30. Felonies are committed more by men.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Polk, IA

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  • Arrest Date: 05-10-2019 02:53:23
  • Age: 28
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: Black
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  • Height: 5' 09"
  • Weight: 160
  • Hair: Black
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Iowa
  • Address: DES MOINES, IA
  • State: Iowa
  • Total Bond: 2000
  • Booking Date: 2019-05-10 14:53:23
  • Location: PCJ
  • Summary: Arrested on May 10, 2019 was 28-year-old Jusu Moses Carter who is 5' 09" tall, weighs 160 and has brown eyes. Polk County Law Enforcement is charging Carter with NARCS - POSSESSION SCH II - METHAMPHETAMINE, NARCS - POSSESSION SCH I - MARIJUANA, TRESPASS -- No Damage/Injury, but He is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police and district attorneys near Polk, Iowa found here may provide more information about this incident: Polk County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 05-11-2019 04:49:39
  • Age: 30
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 07"
  • Weight: 150
  • Hair: Black
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Iowa
  • Address: DES MOINES, IA
  • State: Iowa
  • Total Bond: 2000
  • Booking Date: 2019-05-11 04:49:39
  • Location: PCJ
  • Summary: On May 11, 2019, Polk County Law Enforcement arrested 30-year-old Henry Arnold lievano Segovia for OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED - 2ND OFFENSE - OWI 2, DRIVING WHILE LICENSE DENIED,SUSP,CANCELLED OR REVOKED, IMPROPER USE OF LANES in Polk, Iowa. He is 5' 07" tall, weighs 150 and has brown eyes. OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED - 2ND OFFENSE - OWI 2, DRIVING WHILE LICENSE DENIED,SUSP,CANCELLED OR REVOKED, IMPROPER USE OF LANES is a offense but all suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for Segovia may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Polk County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 06-07-2019 02:47:40
  • Age: 28
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6' 01"
  • Weight: 220
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Iowa
  • Address: CHICAGO, IL
  • State: Iowa
  • Total Bond: 2000
  • Booking Date: 2019-06-07 02:47:40
  • Location: PCJ
  • Summary: Hector Wally hassam mercado Lopez was arrested on June 07, 2019. He is 28 years old, 6' 01" tall, weighs 220 and has brown eyes. Lopez is charged with OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED, First Offense, POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, 2ND OFFENSE, FAILURE TO HAVE VALID LICENSE/PERMIT WHILE OPER. MOTOR VEH., POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA by police near Polk, Iowa. bond was set at unknown as individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty. To learn more about this incident including upcoming court dates, you may contact the following: Polk County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 07-07-2019 07:08:28
  • Age: 35
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 07"
  • Weight: 165
  • Hair: Black
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Iowa
  • Address: DES MOINES, IA
  • State: Iowa
  • Total Bond: 2000
  • Booking Date: 2019-07-07 07:08:28
  • Location: PCJ
  • Summary: Arrested on charges of CARRYING WEAPONS - KNIFE OVER 8 INCHES Carry Weapon -- Armed on July 07, 2019 was Serenio Balcazar Dominguez. The 35-year-old Dominguez was arrested by Polk County Law Enforcement. He is 5' 07" tall, weighs 165 and has brown eyes. Bond was set at unknown amount for the charge because Dominguez is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police agencies listed here may assist with more information including court dates: Polk County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 07-10-2019 10:34:42
  • Age: 30
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: Black
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  • Height: 6' 08"
  • Weight: 185
  • Hair: Black
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Iowa
  • Address: DES MOINES, IA
  • State: Iowa
  • Total Bond: 4000
  • Booking Date: 2019-07-10 10:34:42
  • Location: PCJ
  • Summary: Polk County Law Enforcement arrested 30-year-old Tethloach Tut Jock on July 10, 2019. The charge against Jock is DRIVING WHILE BARRED - HABITUAL OFFENDER. He weighs 185 with black hair and brown eyes;  Jock and all others arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty. To get more information about this arrest, contact one of the local police agencies below: Polk County Law Enforcement.