Des Moines Arrests and Warrants

Lookup Arrest Reports, Warrants and Jail Inmates in the City of Des Moines, Washington. Results Include: Arrests, Charges, Mugshot, Type of Crime, Inmate, Warrant Number, Bond Amount, Public Records.

Des Moines, Washington Jail and Mugshot Information

Des Moines is a city in King County, Washington. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.41 square miles (16.61 sq. km). The City of Des Moines had a population of approximately 29,673 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Des Moines, Washington is Matt Pina. Matt Pina can be contacted at (206) 824-8216 and by email at

Matt Pina, Mayor
Des Moines City Mayor’s Office
City of Des Moines
Des Moines City Hall
21630 11th Avenue S, Suite A
Des Moines, WA 98198
Phone: (206) 824-8216

Des Moines City Mayor

Violent crime rate in 2017 in Des Moines: 227.6; U.S. Average: 214.8
Violent crime rate in 2016 in Des Moines: 241.1; U.S. Average: 216.3

Facts about crime in Des Moines, Washington:

  • The overall crime rate in Des Moines is 48% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.13 daily crimes that occur in Des Moines.
  • Des Moines is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Des Moines you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Des Moines has increased by 18%.

Des Moines, Washington Police Station Information

Des Moines Police Department

The Des Moines Police Department has 44 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 29,500 people.

Ken Thomas, Chief of Police
Des Moines Police Department
21900 11th Ave. S.
Des Moines, WA 98198
Email: (Dept.) or (Chief)
Phone: (206) 878-3301 or (206) 870-7604 (Chief)
Fax: (206) 870-7626
Dispatch: (206) 878-2121 (Non-Emergency)
Emergency: 911
Hours: Monday – Friday, 6 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Des Moines Police Dept

Des Moines Police Facebook

Des Moines Jail Information

Des Moines City Jail (South Correctional Entity) Information

Des Moines City Jail (South Correctional Entity)
1801 S 200th St.
SeaTac, WA 98148
Phone: 206-257-6200
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:00am – 9:00pm

Mailing Address:
20817 17th Avenue South
Des Moines, WA 98198

Inmate Visitation At Des Moines City Jail (South Correctional Entity):

Remote Internet Visiting Hours:
Tuesday – Sunday: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm & 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Lobby Visitation Hours:
Tuesday-Thursday: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm & 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Friday: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Des Moines Jail Visitations

Des Moines Jail

The City of Des Moines is located in King County. Therefore, we have listed the Sheriff’s Office for King County.

King County Sheriff’s Office

The King County Sheriff’s Office is also responsible for the public safety of the City of Des Moines, Washington.

Mitzi Johanknecht, Sheriff
King County Sheriff’s Office
516 Third Avenue, Room W-116
Seattle, WA 98104-2312
Phone: (206) 296-4155
Non-Emergency: (206) 296-3311
Emergency: 911
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

King County Sheriff

King Sheriff Facebook

King County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

King County Jail (Correctional Facility)
500 5th Ave.
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: (206) 296-1234

Maleng Regional Justice Center
620 W. James St.
Kent, WA 98032
Phone: (206) 296-1234

Juvenile Detention
1211 E. Alder St.
Seattle, WA 98122
Phone: (206) 205-9500

Community Corrections Administration
400 Yesler Way, Suite 420
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: (206) 477-0668

Visitations Hours at King County Jail:

Monday – Friday, 3:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (must arrive by 8:30 p.m.)
Saturday and Sunday, 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (must arrive by 8:30 p.m.)
No Visitation, 11:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. and 6:45 p.m.

King Jail Visitations

King County Jail

Police Records Request in Des Moines, Washington

We have not found any police records information on Des Moines. Instead we have included public records. Public records can also be obtained from the Public Records Officer’s Office. Requests for public records can be made by completing and submitting the City’s Public Records Request Form. The completed application shall be hand delivered, mailed, or sent via fax to the Public Records Officer’s office during regular office hours, except during legal holidays.

Des Moines Records Request

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Office of the Public Records Officer
City of Des Moines
Des Moines City Hall
21630 11th Avenue S., Suite A
Des Moines, WA 98198
Phone: 206-870-6519
Fax: 206-870-6540

Des Moines Public Records

Friday, August 23rd, 2019 at 11:45am
The Active Shooter Preparedness Class in September is now full. Please email tseaberry to be added to the waiting list.
Thursday, August 22nd, 2019 at 3:16pm
Command Staff Update:
I would like to announce and introduce the hiring of Assistant Chief Mark Couey who joined our Command staff on Monday, August 19, 2019.
Mark’s roles will include oversight of the Emergency Management Division, Detective unit and Support Services Unit. KB
Tuesday, August 20th, 2019 at 4:32pm
Lemonade Stand OPEN Today till 6pm
Stop by and have a glass of lemonade to help these young women fund the Shop with a Cop Program in Des Moines.
Our officers, firefighters, and the command staff stopped by to lend their support!
The Nuttings stand is at 20819 4th Ave S
Friday, August 16th, 2019 at 11:07am
Time is running out to apply for the upcoming Des Moines Police Department Citizens Academy. Deadline is August 30th. Go to to register.
Friday, August 16th, 2019 at 9:59am
Des Moines Officers have detained a subject at the Des Moines Marina. The individual was having a mental crisis and was hitting the buildings with a hatchet. There is no threat to the community. Excellent de-escalation used by the officers. mg
Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 at 9:34am

Thank you to DMPD Officer Emly for handing out helmets yesterday! And for fitting them on the kids correctly! Positive impressions go a long way.
Thursday, August 8th, 2019 at 11:05am
Mount Rainier High School Football Team gets tips from DMPD Chief Thomas how to pass a football!
One young man on the team wants to be a police officer! KB
Thursday, August 8th, 2019 at 10:32am
Thank you Des Moines residents for hosting NNO events this year.
This is a great opportunity to get to know your neighbors, promote safety and meeting DMPD.
Save the Date for Next Year!
Tuesday, August 4, 2020 (NNO is always the 1st Tuesday in August)!
Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 at 9:27am

A great time to come together, meet your neighbors, meet DMPD Officers and talk about safety together!


Monday, August 5th, 2019 at 3:12pm

Des Moines Street Crimes Detectives assisted the FBI, and other jurisdictions in a sting operation.
There were 6 arrests for prostitution.
DMPD detectives also conducted a “John” sting. There were 7 arrests made. “No buyers No Business”
Friday, August 2nd, 2019 at 10:30am
In record time, everything is fine and she’s back home where she belongs. DL
Friday, August 2nd, 2019 at 10:29am
Well that didn’t take long! The family was found and everything is just fine. Scary start to the day for them but with a happy ending. DL
Friday, August 2nd, 2019 at 10:24am
This awesome little girl went for a walk this morning and was found but can’t tell us where she lives. She was found near 206th and Des Moines Memorial. Does anyone know her so we can get her home and make sure everything is ok? DL
Thursday, August 1st, 2019 at 11:24am

Here is our brand new DMPD patch design. A new look for a great police department.