The city of Newton, with a total population of 1,450, experienced 161 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 496.55 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 56.87% difference making Newton higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 1 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Newton also handled 71 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Daleville and Midland City, Newton is a more dangerous place to live.
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The city of Newton experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Newton totaled 1 violent crimes and 71 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Newton experienced 34 violent crimes. Of those, another 3 were for legacy rape, 6 were for robbery, and 25 were for aggravated assault.