Posted on: April 11, 2018

Key Cooperative and Land O’Lakes Foundation Provide $1000 Grant to NPD Body Cam Program

Chief Burdess, Zack Gardner, and Lt. Cook

Key Cooperative and Land O’Lakes recently awarded the Newton Police Department a $1000 grant for the body worn camera program. The video system upgrade and body worn camera program has a total cost of $80,000 and is scheduled for a summer 2018 i...

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Posted on: April 5, 2018

Police Officers Attend Church Security and Active Shooter Training

Newton Police Department

Two police officers attended church security and active shooter training in Pleasant Hill on March 19th and 20th. The training focused on active shooter events and case studies relating to past violent acts on church property, sex crimes within churches, ...

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Posted on: April 6, 2018

Police Department to Present at Bi-State Alternative Fuels Vehicle Summit

Newton Police Department

The Police Department was contacted by the Bi-State Regional Commission to develop an educational presentation on the department’s acquisition and use of an electric vehicle for government use based on the success the department has had with the...

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Posted on: April 4, 2018

Police Officers Attend Crisis Intervention Training (CIT)

Newton Police Department

During the month of March four police officers attended crisis intervention training in Ames and Iowa City. This 40 hour program is a model for community policing that brings together law enforcement, mental health providers, hospital emergency department...

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Posted on: April 2, 2018

Memorial Bridge Naming Project

Newton Police Department

The Police Department presented a memorial bridge naming project to the Newton City Council on March 19th and Jasper County Board of Supervisors on March 20th to name 3 local bridges in honor of fallen Newton Police Department Officers Bobby Barrickman, D...

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Posted on: March 29, 2018

Police Department Remodel

Police Department Remodel

The Police Department interior remodel project is well under way. The paint project is complete and the flooring is being installed this week. An upgrade to the department’s break room will also occur with the installation of a new stove, microw...

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