Altoona, Polk County, IA Police Department

Updated on: February 13, 2021

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Altoona Police Department, Polk County, Police Department

700 1st Avenue South, Altoona, Iowa, 50009

Iowa

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The Altoona Police Department, built up in 1950, is the essential law requirement organization serving the City of Altoona, Polk County, Iowa. Starting at 2013, it had a staff of around 30.

The Altoona Police Department covers roughly 62 square miles (99.78 km2). The number of inhabitants is around 33780.

The Altoona Police Office has various strength units, including Smack, bicycle watch, harbor watch, cruisers, mounted watches, and an assortment of investigator units.

The Altoona City Jail is a holding facility for Altoona Police Department at 700 1st Avenue South, Altoona, Iowa, 50009.

Altoona, Polk County, IA Overview

Coordinates:
41.65000°N 93.47250°W
Country:
United States
State:
Iowa
County:
Polk
Area:
Total:
10.92 sq mi (28.29 km2)
Land:
10.91 sq mi (28.26 km2)
Water:
0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation:
955 ft (291 m)
Population (2010):
Total:
14,541
Estimate (2019):
19,221
Rank:
26th in Iowa
Density:
1,761.62/sq mi (680.19/km2)
Time zone:
UTC-6 (Central (CST))
Summer (DST):
UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code:
50009
Area code(s):
515
FIPS code:
19-01630
GNIS feature ID:
0454160

Altoona, Polk County, IA Police Office Basic Information

Type:
Local Police Department
Full Time Sworn Officers:
23
Full Time Civilians:
7

Sending a Mail and Visitation

The Altoona City Jail does not allow its inmates to receive or send mails or packages and prohibits any of its arrestees from getting visitors. If you wish to visit or send correspondence to the inmate, you will have to wait until they transfer to a Polk County, Iowa Sheriff’s Office jail.

Polk County Sheriff's Office

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is also responsible for the public safety of the Altoona, Iowa:

Address: 2309 Euclid Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa, 50310

Phone: 515-286-3800

Directions

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