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Lt. Patrick Richardson
Lt. Patrick Richardson
June 5, 1965 - Sept. 1, 2013
Lt. Pat Richardson was appointed to the Newton Police Department on July 28, 1990, promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on May 10, 2010, and served until the time of his death. Lt. Richardson suffered a heart attack on September 1, 2013 while training for an upcoming physical agility test.
Ptl. Daniel McPherren
Ptl. Daniel McPherren
June 16, 1949 - Sept. 13, 1985
Ptl. Daniel McPherren was appointed to the Newton Police Department on December 4, 1973 and served until the time of his death. Officer McPherren was shot and killed while responding to an armed robbery on the evening of Sept. 13, 1985.
Ptl. Bobby Barrickman
Ptl. Bobby Barrickman
April 17, 1946 - Sept. 30, 1979
Ptl. Bobby Barrickman was appointed to the Newton Police Department on July 1, 1974 and served until the time of his death. Officer Barrickman was killed in a traffic accident while on duty the evening of Sept. 30, 1979.

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