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Posted on: September 19, 2023

Avoid Scammers


Beware of scammers who often impersonate well-known organizations, including government agencies. If you receive a letter or text demanding immediate action, payment, or personal information, exercise caution, as it might be a scam. Here's how to...

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Newton Police Department
Posted on: August 31, 2023


Fire-Police News Release

The Newton Fire Department and Newton Police Department responded to a structure fire at 710 E 10th St S on Sunday, July 16, 2023. The fire resulted in one fatality, which authorities could not identify. 

The body was transported to the Iowa Depar...

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Newton Police Department
Posted on: August 29, 2023

National Night Out Set for Tuesday, October 3

national night out

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes strong police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live and work. Together, we are making that happen.

From time...

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Newton Police Department
Posted on: August 3, 2023

Tips for Drivers Sharing the Road

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As drivers, we are responsible for ensuring the safety of those around us. This means being aware of and following traffic laws and being mindful of pedestrians, cyclists, and children in residential and school zones. To help you be a more cautious and re...

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Newton Police Department
Posted on: June 16, 2023

Cops and Bobbers


The very first Cops and Bobbers event took place on Saturday, June 3rd, at the Izaak Walton League. Eight young individuals from the NCSD (Newton County School District) joined forces with seven members of the Newton Police Department for an enjoyable aft...

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Newton Police Department
Posted on: November 16, 2022

ATV/UTV Ordinance Information


Properly equipped ATVs and UTVs can now be operated within City limits and on any street/highway within the City limits with the following limitations and prohibitions:

  • No ATVs and UTVs allowed on First Avenue (Highway 6)
    • Exceptions - UTVs and ATVs may be o...
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View the ordinance in full by clicking here Newton Police Department