The city of Newton, with a total population of 14,999, experienced 1,573 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 380.03 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 20.05% difference making Newton higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 71 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Newton also handled 499 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Colfax and Prairie 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 71 violent crimes and 499 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Newton experienced 368 violent crimes. Of those, 3 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 52 were for legacy rape, 21 were for robbery, and 292 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Jasper county, Iowa with a total number of 28 employees - 1 female, 22 male officers and 5 civilians. Newton PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is IA0500100, it belongs to the West North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.