YOUTH JUSTICE INITIATIVE is a community based participatory justice process. Provides repair for victims and holds youth offenders accountable, while increasing their competencies and anchoring them to the community. It offers an alternative and supplement to the court based justice system.
WEST DES MOINES POLICE DEPARTMENT has law enforcement radio, fire and ambulance dispatch, animal control and enforcement of tie-up ordinance year round animal shelter. Code Enforcement of abandoned vehicles, junk, weeds, mowing, snow removal, abandoned/foreclosed properties.