The Newton Police Department dedicates itself to the highest standards of excellence in professional law enforcement. The Department is committed to providing a comprehensive program of education and enforcement services which creates a safe and secure environment for the well-being of those it serves.
The Newton Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency consisting of 23 sworn police officers and 5 civilian staff members who proudly serve a population of over 15,250 residents in a 25 square mile area along Interstate 80. The department’s officers and staff are well-trained and experienced in protecting citizens and property, preventing crime, enforcing laws, and maintaining order and are available to serve the public 24/7.
Cops & Neighborhood United
The Newton Police Department has developed the Cops and Neighborhoods United program. This program works to develop relationships between our police officers and the citizens that we serve. Using a grid system already used by the police department to track crime rates and traffic issues, officers have been assigned to each area of Newton.