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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Newton Police Department to Host Cops & Neighborhoods United Outreach Meetings

2021 Cops & Neighborhoods United

The Newton Police Department is holding neighborhood outreach meetings in each zone starting in July. These meetings will allow residents to learn about crime prevention programs within the community and discuss concerns and issues within your neighborhoo...

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Posted on: June 23, 2021

Britton Named Newton Police Department's Community Engagement Officer

Officer Julie Britton

The Newton Police Department's goals is to be more proactive with its policing, as opposed to reactive. With that in mind, creating a community engagement officer position within the Newton Police Department has been a work in progress on for sev...

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Posted on: June 7, 2021

Newton Police Department Welcome Community Service Officer Interns

npd-cso interns

The Newton Police Department is proud to introduce our Community Service Officer interns for the summer of 2021.

Darara Dawassa is a 2021 graduate of NHS where he played on the soccer team and was also a student at Des Moines Area Community College. He wi...

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

Outdoor Safety and Courtesy Reminders for Spring & Summer

Family biking on a path near woods.

Spring weather brings an increase in pedestrians and cyclists to Newton trails, parks, and streets. Here are some safety and courtesy tips to help keep everyone safe and happy! 


  • Slow down or stop at intersections and trail cros...
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Posted on: August 2, 2021

Solicitor’s Permits in Newton

Solicitor Permits Newton

The City of Newton requires a permit for any person who represents themselves, any business, organization, or group soliciting or attempting to solicit from residences, or upon the public right-of-way or street, monies, contributions, or orders for goods,...

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