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

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019 at 5:45pm
Officers from Des Moines, Port of Seattle, Normandy Park and South King Fire and Rescue all participated together in the Police Foundation's Annual Shop With a Cop today!
Many thanks to all the volunteers!
Thursday, December 5th, 2019 at 8:57pm
On Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at approximately 7:00am a white Nissan SUV and a medium blue sedan were in a road rage altercation.
It started at 10th and Kent/Des Moines and ended at 8th and 223rd.
Call Detective Tschida a call at 206-878-3301. Thank you!
Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 at 9:41pm
DMPD offers our parking lot as "Safe Exchange Zones" where individuals conducting legal online purchase transactions can meet to complete the transaction. This parking lot provides a safer alternative to meeting a stranger at a private residence or unfamiliar location. KB
Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019 at 11:03pm
On November 29, 2019 Des Moines Officers located a reported stolen vehicle at the Waterview Crossing Apartments.
A search of the vehicle located methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and over 50 pieces of stolen property.
Detectives are working to identify items & contact victims
Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019 at 10:53pm
The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program educates volunteers about disaster preparedness.
Sign up at:
Eventbrite link:
Wednesday, November 27th, 2019 at 10:32pm
PLEASE AVOID THE AREA OF S. 196TH AND 8TH AVE S. IN DES MOINES. Officers are on scene of a fatal car-motorcycle collision. The roadway will be closed for a couple hours and motorists are advised to used an alternate route. Local residents may park and walk to their homes.
Wednesday, November 27th, 2019 at 9:20pm
The night before Thanksgiving has seen a very large trend for DUI's. The long Holiday weekend also sees a high number of DUI's.
Name a driver. Make a Call. Don't become a statistic! If your holiday plans include adult beverages, make sure you do not drink and drive.
Thursday, November 21st, 2019 at 5:54pm
I am lost!
I was found around Des Moines Elementary School.
I am a boy, just over 1 year old!
Call DMPD if you know me!
Monday, November 18th, 2019 at 3:48pm
@jaerae90 Thanks Jayme! You sure did! The owners were called and are thrilled to get them back. Thanks for getting involved! DL
Sunday, November 17th, 2019 at 6:10pm
These dogs, try as they might, can’t tell us where they live. They were found near Grace Lutheran. Two males aren’t chipped but are really nice. Call Des Moines PD at 206 878 3301 if you know them. DL
Thursday, November 14th, 2019 at 10:04am
Southbound Pacific Hwy So in Des Moines is now open. Thank you for your patience. MG