Divisions of the Newton Police Department

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The Newton Police Department has 5 divisions.

Administration Division

The Administration Division consist of the Chief of Police, the Deputy Chief, the Investigations Lieutenant, the Operations Lieutenant, the Support Services Sergeant and the Office Manager.  Chief Murphy is responsible for overseeing the operations of the Newton Police Department.

Operations Division

The Operations Division is supervised by the Operations Lieutenant. The Operations Division consist of the Patrol Unit, which includes the K-9 Unit.  The Patrol Unit consists of four Sergeants, four Corporals, and 16 Patrol Officers.  The officers who are assigned to patrol work 12-hour shifts, and each shift, when fully staffed, consists of a Sergeant, a Corporal and four Patrol Officers.  Currently, the K-9 Units consist of Corporal Hawpe with his K-9 partner Bella and Master Police Officer Jurado with his K-9 partner Pancho. 

Investigations Division

The Investigations Division is supervised by Lieutenant Powell.  The division consist of three Detectives, a Domestic Violence Detective and a Narcotics Detective.

Support Services Division

The Support Services Division is supervised by Sgt. Yoder.  The division consist of the 3 School Resource Officers, the Animal Control Officer, and the Reserve Unit.

Record Division

The Records Division is supervised by the Office Manager.  The division has 2 Records personnel and 5 Crossing Guards.



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