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 27 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.
Below are important programs and services provided by the Newton Police Department; as well as a complete directory of department information.
- Animal Control
- Awards Program
- Buddy Bear
- Child Safety Seat Inspections
- Crime Free Multi-Housing Program
- Citizens Public Safety Academy
- Alert Iowa
- Personnel Complaint
- Online Police Reporting
- Safety City
- Summer Youth Academy
- Vacation House Check
- Victim Request for Registration
- The Neighborhood is Watching Program