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Posted on: July 5, 2022

Summer Public Safety Youth Academy

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During the week of June 27th, the Newton Police and Fire Department hosted the first joint Summer Public Safety Youth Academy for students entering 5th-8th grade to learn about Police and Firefighters/Paramedics careers. Ten local youth participated in th...

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

Two Newton Police Officers Receive Awards

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Congratulations to two of Newton's finest for receiving awards at the Governor's Traffic Safety Bureau Conference in June.

Officer Andrew Shinkle (left) was awarded the Iowa Central Region Drug Recognition Officer of the Year for his enfo...

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Posted on: June 27, 2022

Police Visit Newton YMCA Summer Camp

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In June, CEO Britton and Intern Emily went to the Newton YMCA to talk with 30 Summer Camp kids about being a police officer and all of the equipment we utilize in our job. The kids were able to try on our Tactical Vest and pick up our shield, door ram and...

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Posted on: June 1, 2022

Officer Martin Sworn Into Newton Police Department

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Congratulations to Ethan Martin on being sworn in as the newest Newton Police Officer. Ethan is a Colfax native and a 2022 graduate of the University of Iowa. He is scheduled to attend the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy in the fall of 2022. 

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