News Flash

Posted on: September 5, 2019

SROs Ready for School Year

SROs & Red

Officer Julie Britton and Officer Tom McDonnell are ready for the 2019/2020 school year to begin. This is the first year that the Police Department will have two SROs assigned to the NCSD. Officer Britton is assigned primarily to the Newton High School, W...

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Self Defense Course at YMCA

Self Defense Course at YMCA

The Newton YMCA and the Police Department recently partnered to offer a women’s self-defense course. This was the 2nd time the two organizations have partnered to offer this opportunity and it continues to be a well-attended event. The class was...

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Posted on: September 3, 2019

Discover Hope Meal

The Police Department recently provided and served a meal to over 65 community members at Discover Hope during the organizations Tuesday night service. Discover Hope is a community-based recovery organization for those struggling with addiction. Members o...

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Grant Update

Wal-Mart Grant

Newton Wal-Mart recently awarded the Newton Police Department with a $2500 Local Community Grant for the purchase of traffic safety equipment to be used at public events to educate community members about the dangers of drunk driving and distracted drivin...

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Posted on: August 8, 2019

Newton Walmart Awards NPD with a $2500 Grant

Newton Walmart Awards NPD with a $2500 Grant

Newton Walmart recently awarded the Newton Police Department with a $2500 Local Community Grant for the purchase of traffic safety equipment to be used at public events to educate community members about the dangers of drunk driving and distracted driving...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

New SRO Selected for Middle School

Officer Tom McDonnell

Officer McDonnell has been with the Newton Police Department since 2015 and is currently assigned to an evening patrol shift. 

He has served as a field training officer, firearms instructor, chemical munitions instructor, tactical team member, and...

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Posted on: July 31, 2019

Helmets and Hot Dogs Event

Helmets and Hot Dogs Event

Parents as Teachers and MOJO Cycling hosted this free community event that included a bike rodeo, a safety course, story walk, hot dogs, chips and free children’s bike helmets. The event was a great opportunity to reinforce safety while bicyclin...

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Posted on: July 30, 2019

Fireworks Calls for Service

Fireworks

From June 1 – July 12 the department responded to 124 fireworks calls and issued nine citations for violations. The number of fireworks calls is down slightly from 2018 when the department responded to 142 calls and issued seven citations.&n...

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Posted on: July 29, 2019

Traffic Safety Project

Seatbelt

The project took place between the hours of 1 to 4 p.m., resulting in 20 traffic stops on motorists. During the project, officers issued 35 citations and warnings for violations of the Iowa Traffic Code. These violations included 18 seat belt citations an...

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