Patrick sworn in as chief By BRENT MAZE, Read more about Patrick sworn in as chief 2539 reads Tue, 02/11/2020 - 3:57pm Newton’s new police chief has been officially sworn in. Randy Patrick took the oath of office during the Newton Board of Aldermen’s Feb. 4 meeting. He is taking over for Harvey Curry, who was terminated two weeks before. Get access to this story and every story with our Digital Subscription. If you're an existing subscriber (print or digital) and already have your Username and Password, LOGIN HERE If you're not, CLICK HERE for more information about our affordable online subscription options or to activate your complimentary online subscription.