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Posted on: March 14, 2019

Officer Winters Sworn In

Nathan Winters

The Newton Police Department welcomed a new officer to the force. 

Nathan Winters was sworn in by Mayor Michael L. Hansen on March 14. Winters is a Knoxville native and earned an associates degree in criminal justice from Indian Hills Community Co...

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Posted on: March 12, 2019

March Cops And Neighborhoods United Informational Meeting

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The Newton Police Department has rescheduled the Zone 6 Informational Meeting that was canceled due to winter weather.The meeting will take place on March 28 at 6 p.m. at Community Heights Alliance Church at 2500 S 13th Ave E.

 The Zone 6 Meeting ...

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

Newton Police Department to Hire Second School Resource Officer

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The Newton City Council and Newton Community School District unanimously approved the addition of a 2nd school resource officer to serve primarily at the new middle school.

The City and NCSD have had an agreement for a full-time SRO to serve in the school...

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Posted on: March 12, 2019

Annual Police Activity Report

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The Newton Police Department’s calls for service reported incidents and the overall crime rate for 2018 was relatively unchanged from 2017. Calls for service increased by only 2% and total incidents reported increased by only 1.5%. 

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Notice to Residents Who Own Pets Within the City of Newton

The Newton Police Department is reminding pet owners to purchase their 2019 licenses

Pet owners are being reminded that 2019 dog, cat and miniature pig licenses must be purchased by March 29, 2019, to avoid a late fee of $20.00. Licenses are available at the Newton Police Department, 101 W 4th St S, Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. un...

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Posted on: January 1, 2019

Pet Licenses: What You Need to Know

The Newton Police Department is reminding pet owners to purchase their 2019 licenses

The Newton Police Department is reminding pet owners to purchase their 2019 licenses for their pets by March 29, 2019 to avoid a late fee of $20.00. All cats, dogs and miniature pigs over six months of age kept in the City of Newton are required to be lic...

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Posted on: February 19, 2019

January Snow Ordinance Violation Enforcement

Snow Ordinance Violation Enforcement

Snow removal operations went in effect three times throughout the month of January and have resulted in over 125 snow ordinance parking tickets.

The Police Department and City staff utilize the emergency alert system, snow phone line, website, Facebook an...

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Posted on: February 14, 2019

Summer Community Service Intern Position

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The Police Department is hiring for the position of summer Community Service Intern.

This is a new position that will assist the police department in handling low-level calls for service, animal enforcement, community policing programs, parking enforcemen...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Officer Breckenridge Begins Training at ILEA

New Police Officer Sworn In

Officer Ashlyn Breckenridge began her training at the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy in Johnston on January 3rd. The 15-week basic training academy exposes police officers to a diverse curriculum of police legal and procedural topics as well as practical ap...

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