Johnston, IA Police

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Johnston, Iowa Jail and Mugshot Information

Johnston is a city in Polk County, Iowa. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 18.37 square miles (47.58 sq. km). The City of Johnston had a population of approximately 17,278 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Johnston, Iowa is Paula Dierenfeld. Paula Dierenfeld can be contacted at (515) 252-8888 and by email at

Paula Dierenfeld, Mayor
Johnston City Mayor’s Office
City of Johnston
8151 Wellington Boulevard
Johnston, Iowa 50131
Phone: (515) 252-8888

Johnston City Mayor

Violent crime rate in 2017 in Johnston: 89.4; U.S. Average: 214.8
Violent crime rate in 2016 in Johnston: 71.6; U.S. Average: 216.3

Facts about crime in Johnston, Iowa:

  • The overall crime rate in Johnston is 54% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.44 daily crimes that occur in Johnston.
  • Johnston is safer than 70% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Johnston you have a 1 in 80 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Johnston has increased by 11%.

Johnston, Iowa Police Station Information

Johnston Police Department

The Johnston Police Department has 12 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 10,000 people.

Johnston Police Department
6373 Merle Hay Road
Johnston, IA 50131
Phone: (515) 278-2345
Fax: (515) 278-8239
Emergency: 911
Request a Police/Accident Report: (515) 278-2345
Property/Evidence Inquiries: (515) 252-1368
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Johnston Police Dept

Polk County Sheriff’s Office

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is also responsible for the public safety of the City of Johnston, Iowa.

Kevin J. Schneider, Sheriff
Polk County Sheriff’s Office
1985 NE 51st Place
Des Moines, Iowa 50313
Phone: (515) 286-3814 (Administration)
Fax: (515) 323-5473
Civil: (515) 286-3800
Communications: (515) 286-3333 (Non-Emergencies)
Law Enforcement: (515) 286-3306
Emergencies: 911

Polk County Sheriff

Polk County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Polk County Jail
1985 NE 51st Pl
Des Moines, IA 50313
Phone: (515) 323-5400
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday (Lobby)

Polk County Jail

Police Records Request in Johnston, Iowa

Police records can be obtained from the Records Section/Department of the Johnston Police Department during normal business hours. Requests may be made completing the fillable/printable Police Records Request form which can be mailed, faxed or delivered in–person.

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Johnston Police Department
6373 Merle Hay Road
Johnston, IA 50131
Phone: 515-278-2345
Fax: 515-278-8239
Phone: 515-278-2345
Hours: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday – Friday

Johnston Police Records

Public records can be obtained from the City Clerk’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 City Clerk’s office during regular office hours, except during legal holidays.

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Office of the City Clerk
City of Johnston
Johnston City Hall
6221 Merle Hay Road
Johnston, IA 50131
Phone: 515-278-2344
Fax: 515-278-2033
Hours: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday

Johnston Public Records
Johnston City Clerk

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