Police chief Michael Newton

Photo by Christopher Gannon.

Michael Newton became Iowa State's chief of police on April 3. The chief's post also is an assistant vice president role, reporting to senior vice president for university services Kate Gregory.

Newton oversees the public safety department, which includes police and parking divisions.

He comes to Iowa State from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, police department, where he rose to the rank of captain and led the department's 100-employee field services division.

Newton's office is in the north end of the Armory; he can be reached by phone at 294-6762 or email, mrnewton@iastate.edu.