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Newton officers were on hand Saturday, August 16th for the "Back To School Bash" held at Newton-Conover High School.  Picture from left to right; Ptl. C. Prescott, Mst. J. Longstreet and Mst. K. Jenks.

CONGRATULATIONS!

Jon Raines

On Tuesday, July 29th Jon Raines, Code Enforcement Officer, graduated from Basic Law Enforcement Training at Catawba Valley Community College.  Officer Raines was elected class leader by his classmates for the seven month long school.  Officer Raines was presented with an award for having the highest test score on the required state exam for the entire class.  In the near future Officer Raines will become a sworn police officer with the department but maintain his role as code enforcement. 

OFFICERS PROMOTED

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In June Newton Police Department held a public swearing in ceremony for five Newton officers that have recently been promoted. 

Dan Harris was promoted from sergeant to lieutenant of ‘B’ platoon.  Lt. Harris has been employed by the department since October 2004.  Lt. Harris has served in various positions as patrolman, master officer and sergeant prior to this promotion.

Nikki Lineberger was also promoted from sergeant to lieutenant of ‘C’ platoon.  Lt. Lineberger has been employed by the department since March 2006.  Lt. Lineberger has served in various positions as patrolman, master officer, investigator and sergeant prior to this promotion.

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David Coffman was promoted to sergeant from master officer.  Sgt. Coffman has been employed with the department since October 2010.  Sgt. Coffman has served as patrolman, master officer and investigator prior to this promotion.  Sgt. Coffman is assigned to ‘E’ platoon.

Jason Hill was promoted to sergeant from master officer.  Sgt. Hill has been employed with the department since October 2010.  Sgt. Hill has served as patrolman, master officer and investigator prior to this promotion.  Sgt. Hill is assigned to ‘C’ platoon.

Brett Williams was promoted to sergeant from master officer.  Sgt. Williams has been employed with the department since December 2009.  Sgt. Williams has served patrolman, master officer, school resource officer and traffic officer prior to his promotion.  Sgt. Williams is assigned to ‘B’ platoon.

NEW OFFICERS HIRED

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The Newton Police Department held a swearing in ceremony Thursday, June 26, 2014.  Four new officers were hired to fill vacant positions within the department.

Caleb D. Costner is a resident of Dallas, North Carolina.  Ptl. Costner is a 2011 Graduate of Tabernacle Christian Academy, Dallas NC and a 2014 graduate of Basic Law Enforcement Training from Gaston Community College.  Ptl. Costner has been assigned to ‘B’ platoon.

Dane H. Hoyle is a resident of Hickory.  Ptl. Hoyle is a 2009 graduate of St. Stephens High School, 2012 graduate of Catawba Valley Community College with an AS degree in Business Marketing and a 2014 graduate of Basic Law Enforcement Training from Catawba Valley Community College.  Ptl. Hoyle has been assigned to ‘C’ platoon.

Dylan W. Scism is a resident of Newton.  Ptl. Scism is a 2010 graduate of Newton-Conover High School, 2013 graduate of Catawba Valley Community College with an AAS degree in Criminal Justice Technology and a 2014 graduate of Basic Law Enforcement Training from Catawba Valley Community College.  Ptl. Scism has been assigned to ‘D’ platoon.

Justin L. Sizemore is resident of Newton.  Ptl. Sizemore is a 2009 graduate of Maiden High School, 2013 graduate of Liberty University with a BA in Criminal Justice and 2014 graduate of Basic Law Enforcement Training from Western Piedmont Community College.  Ptl. Sizemore has been assigned to ‘A’ platoon.