The Police Department will once again be hosting zone meetings in an effort to improve communication with residents and reduce crime or problems within neighborhoods. Officers will present the latest crime stats for the community and the specific zone they are presenting in as well as communicate the best way to resolve issues within their neighborhood. If residents are not able to make it to their particular zone meeting they are welcome to join any of the other scheduled meetings. The zone meetings are scheduled for the following dates/times:
- Zone 1: Tuesday, February 4th at 6PM – Jasper County Church of Christ
- Zone 2: Monday, February 17th at 6PM – First United Methodist Church
- Zone 3: Thursday, February 6th at 6PM – First Assembly of God Church
- Zone 4: Thursday, February 27th at 6PM – Christian Life Church
- Zone 5: Tuesday, February 11th at 6PM – Christian Reformed Church
- Zone 6: Friday, March 20th at 5PM – Community Heights Alliance Church
What is Cops And Neighborhoods United?
The Newton Police Department is dedicated to working with citizens to make their neighborhoods the safest places to live. In order to accomplish this, the Newton Police Department has developed the Cops And Neighborhoods United program. This program works to develop relationships between our police officers and the citizens that we serve. Click here to learn more about the program.
Don’t Know What Zone You Live In?
Using a grid system already used by the police department to track crime rates and traffic issues, officers have been assigned to each area of Newton. The City of Newton has been broken down into 6 zones as shown in the image to the right. You can view a larger map by clicking here.