The city of Newton, with a total population of 19,095, experienced 2,277 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 421.05 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 33.02% difference making Newton higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 121 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Newton also handled 683 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Halstead and Hesston, 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 121 violent crimes and 683 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Newton experienced 921 violent crimes. Of those, 3 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 140 were for legacy rape, 64 were for robbery, and 714 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Harvey county, Kansas with a total number of 43 employees - 4 female, 34 male officers and 5 civilians. Newton PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is KS0400100, it belongs to the West North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.