FOIA - Des Moines, IA PD -Records Retention Schedule(s)

J Ader filed this request with the Des Moines Police Department of Des Moines, IA.


From: J Ader

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Iowa Open Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

The latest copy/iteration of the Des Moines Police Department's Records Retention Schedule - the specific document listing protocols how long each internal document type is retained and how it is destroyed.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days, as the statute requires.


J Ader

From: Des Moines Police Department

Attached is the SOP for the DMPD Office Of Professional Standards. Contained therein are the retention periods for internal documents.


Sgt. Paul Parizek

Public Information Officer, Media Office

Des Moines Police Department

(515) 720-4043

From: Des Moines Police Department

In the response dated 24 Aug 2020 the requested document was attached.

If there is something different that you are now requesting, let me know. You can also access our complete policy manual online at the City if Des Moines website.