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Buddy Bear
Buddy Bear was first introduced on May 15, 1991 during Police Week. During this time, over 400 bears have been given out to children in distressing situations.  These bears have been utilized in many ways.  The Buddy Bear is used for calming down children that have been involved in stressful or traumatic situations such as: car accidents, sexual abuse, domestic violence, parents being arrested, ambulance calls, stranded motorist, custiodial disputes and detectives interview.


Newton Police Department
101 W 4th St S
Newton, IA 50208

Ph: (641) 791-0850

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Rob Burdess
Police Chief
(641) 791-0861
robb@newtongov.org

Janet Cox
Office Supervisor
(641) 791-0853
janetc@newtongov.org