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Posted on: June 22, 2019

Safety Fest 2019

Safety Fest 2019

The annual Newton Police/Fire Department Safety Fest was held on June 8th at the Newton DMACC campus in conjunction with Newton Fest. The event was well attended with attendees having the opportunity to meet police officers and firefighters and see the eq...

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Posted on: June 21, 2019

Newton Police Department's Summer Youth Academy Registration Open

2019 CYA Flyer

The Summer Youth Police Academy will be held July 15 - 19 at the Newton Police Department. The event is for students entering 5th-8th grade with participants learning about the duties of a police officer, crime scene investigations, arrest procedures, phy...

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Limited Usage of Consumer Fireworks Allowed in Newton

Fireworks

Citizens within Newton city limits may discharge fireworks on:

  • July 4 from 8 P.M. to 11 P.M.

Other requirements for firework use in city limits include:

  • Fireworks can be no greater than one inch in diameter or exceed a total of 250 grams of powder for cake f...
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Posted on: June 10, 2019

Jasper County Law Enforcement Memorial

Jasper County Law Enforcement Memorial

The annual Jasper County Law Enforcement Memorial was held on May 16 on the courthouse lawn. Dozens of law enforcement offices from surrounding agencies were in attendance as well as a number of family members and community supporters. The memorial honore...

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

Mental Health Training

Mental Health Training

On May 7 staff from the Newton Police Department attended the LOSE YOUR MIND workshop at the Jasper County EOC. The LOSE YOUR MIND program aims to reduce the stigma of mental illness by increasing understanding and empathy using fully immersive VR technol...

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Posted on: June 6, 2019

New Officer Sworn In

New Officer Sworn In

Officer Nathan Popenhagen was sworn in by Mayor Hansen as the Newton Police Department’s newest officer on May 6. Officer Popenhagen has previous public safety experience with the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office as a Reserve Deputy and ...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

Iowa Law Enforcement Academy Graduation

Iowa Law Enforcement Academy Graduation

Officer Ashlyn Breckenridge graduated from the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy on April 19. Officer Breckenridge was part of the 284th basic recruit class and 16 weeks training to become a certified police officer.

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