|Commander James Newton celebrated 40 years with the Buffalo Grove Police Department on July 1, 2016
|Commander Newton joined the Buffalo Grove Police Department as
a desk officer on July 1, 1976. He became a Community Service
Officer shortly after that,and was sworn in as a Police Officer in 1979.
In May of 1996, he became Sergeant and was promoted to
Commander in August of 2003. Commander Newton was recognized
as Police Officer of the Year in 1992 and 1998, and received the Life
Saving Award along with numerous Employee of the Quarter and Honorable Mentions throughout his career. He currently serves as Staff