Sgt. Mike Yoder
The Support Services Division contains the School Resource Officers, the Animal Control Officer, and the Reserve Officers and Cadets. The Support Services Sergeant oversees the department in-service training, and community programs.
The Support Services Division is commanded by Sgt. Mike Yoder.
As an additional service to keep the public informed, the department has partnered with RAIDS Online, the public crime mapping program of Bair Analytics, to provide citizens with information about criminal activity in Newton. Once at the RAIDS Online website, type Newton, KS in the search bar (or a more specific address) to find out about crime in Newton.
Support Services Division Units
School Resource Officer Unit - The School Resource Officer Unit consist of 3 School Resource Officers (SRO). The SRO's are assigned to the Newton High School, the middle schools or the elementary schools..
Animal Control Unit - The Animal Control Unit has a single Animal Control Officer (ACO). The ACO works regular business hours and is responsible for enforcing ordinances pertaining to animals.
Reserve Officers and Cadet Program - The Reserve Officer and Cadet Program allows volunteers to assist the Newton Police Department and the City of Newton with athletic events, community activities and assisting patrol unit.