Steven J. Newton
Steve Newton is a 25-year law enforcement veteran and a former Marine/Navy veteran. He served with the 3rd Battalion, 24th Marines, 4th Marine Division. With the Navy, he was with NAVACTS-UK-318 and was called back to active duty for the first Desert Storm.
Now retired and afflicted with Parkinson’s Disease, Steve continues to write articles for various law enforcement, military and veteran publications. He is also the author of the “Old Sergeant”, “Old Sergeant and Friends” and is working on his third book, “The Old Sergeant Rides Again” (Webmaster’s Note: Details of the books and how they may be purchased can be found on Steve’s website Newton’s Best of the Best Military Site!)
Still serving as 3rd Vice President of the National Association of Chiefs of Police, Steve also serves as Director of the Law Enforcement Equipment Program, and is founder of the Silver Star Families of America.
The American Police Hall of Fame have honored Steve with several awards, including the Legion of the Purple Heart and he has been nominated as Police Officer of the Year by the National American Legion. He has also been awarded the Department of Defense Exceptional Public Service Award by the Secretary of Defense and the Gold Presidential Volunteer Service Award.