Last year, Newton Police Department personnel responded to more than 17,920 calls/ requests for assistance— from criminal investigations to traffic stops to school security and animal complaints. To maintain a consistent and professional response, the department relies on comprehensive, up-to-date policies.
Recently, Newton Police Department was recognized by the Lexipol Connect program for achieving Gold level for consistently and effectively disseminating policies to officers, issuing timely policy updates as laws change, and ensuring officers are trained on policies. Lexipol is the nation’s leading content, policy and training platform for public safety agencies; the Connect program tracks the Newton Police Department’s performance on five metrics proven to measure success in policy management.
“Policy – and regularly training on policy – is crucial to the success of the department. We are proud to be recognized by Lexipol Connect for continuously improving professionalism and safety,” says Chief Rob Burdess.
Newton Police Department’s excellence in policy and policy training enhances community safety by ensuring consistent, effective response based on national best practices.