Polk County Sheriff's Office

  • Agency: Polk County Sheriff's Office
  • Address: 1985 NE 51st Pl, Des Moines, 50313 IA
  • Chief:
Phone: 515-286-3333
Fax: (515) 323-5473

Polk County Sheriff's Office is located at 1985 NE 51st Pl, Des Moines, 50313 IA. The Polk County Sheriff's Office phone number is 515-286-3333.

Polk County Sheriff's Office News

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is now hiring FULL- and PART-time Detention Officers. Please go to polkcountyiowa.gov/hr/job-opportunities/ If you know someone else that would be interested, please share this link on your page.

Deputy Sheriff Applications Now Being Accepted Through October 5, 2018 The Polk County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff through October 5, 2018. If you or someone you know is interested in joining our team, you may apply online at http://www.polkcountyiowa.gov/hr/job-opportunities/. You may also pick up the application at: Polk County Sheriff's Office/Patrol Headquarters 6320 NE 14th St., Des Moines, IA 50313 APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 5, 2018 @3:00 p.m. SALARY RANGE: $48,555.00- $70,830.00 Annually Please share this post if you know anyone else interested in the position.

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is now hiring FULL- and PART-time Detention Officers. Please go to polkcountyiowa.gov/hr/job-opportunities/ If you know someone else that would be interested, please share this link on your page.

Part- and Full-time Detention Officers needed for the Polk County Jail.

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office will be opening the roadblocks in Bondurant shortly. There will be intermittent traffic control for emergency and clean up vehicles. We are still asking that, if you don’t live in Bondurant, please avoid the area during the clean up. There will continue to be an increased PCSO presence during this time.

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office has closed access to and will be posted at the following intersections in Bondurant for storm recovery control: 2nd St NW and Mallard Pointe 2nd St NW and Deer Ridge Dr NW 3rd St NWand Deer Ridge Dr NW There will be additional deputies posted throughout the night.

Update on Assistance Location Polk County Emergency Management will be closing the First Federated Church assistance post. The new Recovery Assistance Center will be at the American Legion Hall at 315 2nd St NW. You will need a Bondurant ID or vehicle registration to enter the secured area. Please, if you are not a resident of Bondurant, avoid the area to give the Bondurant community the time to assess their situation.

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office will have increased law-enforcement presence in the affected Mallard Pointe area of Bondurant. With the roads being blocked in the area, only residents of the area will be allowed within the perimeter once it is deemed safe. Polk County Deputies will be on foot patrol in this area overnight to oversee damaged homes. If you are displaced from your home, please go to the First Federated Church on 2nd St. Southwest. There will be someone there to assist you with questions from Polk County Emergency Mgmt.

If you are a resident of Bondurant and have sustained damage to your home, please go to the First Federated Church at 103 2nd St. SW. in Bondurant. Someone will be there to speak to you about the damage to your home from Polk County Emergency Management.

If you do not live in the city of Bondurant, please avoid the area. The recovery efforts are still taking place and we only need the residence in town.

The gas leak in Bondurant has been contained and is being repaired as we speak

Please pass on this Detention Officer Job opening to anyone you feel would be interested! Application acceptance closes August 7th, 2018.

Due to the recent metro flooding, please read the following message prepared by the Polk County Health Department. (Des Moines, IA) – Polk County and partners throughout the metro area will be hosting a flood disaster recovery center for those impacted by the floods. The flood disaster recovery center will be located at Polk County River Place (2309 Euclid Ave.) starting at 1:00 PM Monday, July 2, 2018. The center will be open Monday, July 2 from 1 – 6 PM and Tuesday, July 3 from 8 AM – 6 PM. The center will be closed Wednesday, July 4 to reassess resources and services for the remainder of the week. Community partners from the follow organization will be on hand to provide resources and assistance: • Polk County Health Department – medical assessment, help with medications and tetanus vaccines • Polk County Health Services – mental health services and resources • Polk County Public Works – pumps to assist cleaning out basements • Polk County General Assistance – financial assistance • City of Des Moines – partnering with Polk County Public Works to help with neighborhood clean up and pumps to assist cleaning out basements • United Way – volunteer coordination • Red Cross – clean up kits, case management and food assistance • MidAmerican Energy – help with gas and electric in homes • IMPACT – provide referrals to resources and case management • Legal Aid – legal assistance for tenants with landlords • Salvation Army – flood recovery kits DART will be providing free rides from the shelter or to the flood disaster recovery center. Individuals can also contact 211 for additional resources and questions regarding the flood recovery center.

DONUT BOY was here!!! The Polk County Sheriff's Office would like to thank Tyler Carach (AKA Donut Boy) and his mom for stopping by the Polk County Sheriff's Office River Place location. Donut Boy has been traveling the country handing out donuts to law enforcement officers as a thank you for their service. Donut Boy estimates that he has handed out over 65,000 donuts to date!!! Multiple Metro area law enforcement agencies stopped by to shake Donut boy's hand and grab a tasty pastry provided by Dunkin' Donuts. A special thank you to Sgt Chris Silver of the PCSO for organizing the event. Sgt Todd Galetich of the PCSO presented Donut Boy a Blue Line flag on behalf of the Iowa Concers of Police Survivors. Thank you, Donut Boy. The Polk County Metro area appreciates you! (and can skip lunch today!!!) https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=donut+boy&view=detail&mid=FBF4931711BE05E9E614FBF4931711BE05E9E614&FORM=VIRE

***REMINDER*** The Polk County Sheriff's Office is hiring for the position of Deputy Sheriff. The cutoff date is June 22nd. If you are interested, follow the link attached. If you know someone that would be interested, please share this post with them!

Polk County Sheriff Bill McCarthy, along with special guest Polk County Board of Supervisors Chair Angela Connolly, welcomed seven new Deputies to the Polk County family. Deputy Brittany Aus Deputy Joshua Bensley Deputy Robert Garcia Deputy Anthony Pruden Deputy Kelly Recchia Deputy Johnny Terry Deputy Mitchell Turner Welcome aboard!!!!!!!!!!

The Polk County Sheriff's Office was proud to have our Honor Guard in Washington DC for Police Week, taking part in ceremonies and vigils for our fallen brothers and sisters.

The Polk County Sheriff's Office would like to thank Sgt Scott Vanderweide for 20 years of volunteer service to our Honor Guard Unit. Scott is stepping down from his Honor Guard position, but is staying in his current capacity in our Training Division. Scott's passion for the Honor Guard shows in the professionalism the unit has during dignitary events, funerals, etc. He leaves a legacy of young participants that will carry on a great tradition. The team surprised him with a perfect representation of Scott's Honor Guard days with a beautiful protrait drawing. Thanks, Sgt Vanderwiede!

The Polk County Sheriff's Office is hiring for the position of Deputy Sheriff! If you, or someone you know, are interested, information and an application packet can be found on the Polk County Sheriff’s Office website at www.polkcountyiowa.gov/sheriff, on the Polk County Human Resources website at www.polkcountyiowa.gov/HR/job-opportunities, or a copy can be picked up at the Polk County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Headquarters at 6023 NE 14th St., Des Moines. Applications will be accepted starting April 27, 2018 until 3:00 p.m. on June 22, 2018.

The Iowa National Guard's Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. Tim Orr, visited the Polk County Jail yesterday to observe the 186th Military Police Company conducting their annual training as part of an ongoing partnership between the IANG and the Polk County Sheriff's Office, Iowa. Soldiers were able to utilize facilities at the Polk County Jail to practice combatives and emergency response. Awards and coins were presented to Soldiers and law enforcement personnel for both excellence and appreciation in support of the valuable training. The Polk County Sheriff's Office is proud of our collaboration with the Iowa National Guard.

***Scam Reminder*** There are still multiple telephone call scams going on in our community. One red flag is that no LEGITIMATE organization will want any type of payment in "gift cards". Please, be dilligent and report the telephone number you receive the call from to your local law enforcement agency.

On Wednesday, March 28th, the Polk County Sheriff's Office Communications Division will be participating in a state-wide Annual Tornado Drill in conjunction with the National Weather Service. The drill will begin around 10am and the tornado sirens will be activated around1015am.

***REMINDER Regarding Phone Scams PLEASE SHARE*** The Polk County Sheriff's Office is still receiving reports of telephone scams that instruct people to send money to settle tickets or warrants. DO NOT follow their instructions, even if they give you a name of current PCSO employees. Please call the Polk County Communications Division at 286-3333 or your local law enforcement agency to report such calls. These individuals can be aggressive in their methods to try to extort money from our community. Please pass this post on to get the word out.

The Polk County Sheriff's Office is now accepting applications for Communications Specialist. Please click on the link to learn more and apply.

Come join us for lunch on April 5th 11am to 2pm!