The city of Newton, with a total population of 2,780, experienced 143 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 115.11 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 63.64% difference making Newton lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 0 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Newton also handled 32 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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The city of Newton experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Newton totaled 0 violent crimes and 32 non-violent crimes.
During 2011-2017, Newton experienced 53 violent crimes. Of those, another 1 were for legacy rape, 1 were for robbery, and 51 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Jasper county, Illinois with a total number of 8 employees - 0 female, 7 male officers and 1 civilians. Newton PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is IL0400100, it belongs to the East North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.