Traffic Complaint

If the traffic problem is in progress and causing an emergency please call our dispatch center at (515) 222-3321. If this is not an emergency please complete the following form.  

Using this system allows you to report a continuing traffic concern that will be addressed by the police department. If the traffic violation is occurring outside the City limits of West Des Moines you must report it to the police department where the traffic violation is occurring.

Please correct the field(s) marked in red below:

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Your name:

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Your phone number:

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Your Street Address:
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Your email address:

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Location of violation: Please give a specific intersection or stretch of road. General neighborhood boundaries and lengthy stretches of roadway will not be addressed without further clarification of the problem area.

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Type of traffic problem:

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Type of traffic problem:
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Days and times the violation occurs most frequently. If your problem occurs all days of the week, please select "all days" from the menu. However, the more specific you are, the greater the chance that officers will be able to effectively address your complaint. If your problem occurs at all times of the day, please select "all times" from the menu. However, the more specific  you are, the greater the chance that officers will be able to effectively address your complaint.
Days and times the violation occurs most frequently. If your problem occurs all days of the week, please select "all days" from the menu. However, the more specific you are, the greater the chance that officers will be able to effectively address your complaint. If your problem occurs at all times of the day, please select "all times" from the menu. However, the more specific you are, the greater the chance that officers will be able to effectively address your complaint.
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6am-8am
8am-10am
10am-12pm
12pm-2pm
2pm-4pm
4pm-6pm
6pm-8pm
8pm-10pm
10pm-12am
12am-2am
2am-4am
4am-6am
"All Times"
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If this issue involves vehicles exceeding the speed limit, you can also request that the department place a radar trailer in the area.  This can serve as a reminder to motorists about their speed while letting them know the area is receiving attention from the police.

If this issue involves vehicles exceeding the speed limit, you can also request that the department place a radar trailer in the area. This can serve as a reminder to motorists about their speed while letting them know the area is receiving attention from the police.
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Please provide any additional information that will assist officers in addressing this traffic concern:
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Would you like to be contacted by a representative from the department regarding this complaint? (choose one)

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Would you like to be contacted by a representative from the department regarding this complaint? (choose one)
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