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$ 2,000 REWARD - Mario Whitfield Homicide Please call Detective Chris Kovach at (440) 204-2168 for information on this homicide.
$ 2000 REWARD - Darmis Crawford Homicide Please call Captain Roger Watkins at 440-204-2105 with any information regarding this homicide.
311 Non-Emergency Lorain Police Number Dial 311 from any landline Centurytel phone to be connected directly to our Police Dispatchers
Commend/Complaint If you would like to commend an officer/employee, or if you have a complaint, please call our Office of Professional Standards at 440-204-2116.
Drug Tip Line Drug Tip Line: 440-204-2108
Information on Recent Homicides To provide information on recent homicides or shootings, call Detectives at 440-204-2105.
PUBLIC SAFETY WARNING 21 Overdoses & 3 deaths in 48 hours involving dangerous narcotic being sold as heroin.
Report an Emergency Report an emergency or crime in progress, dial 9-1-1.
Report Non-Emergency To report non-emergency situations or crimes that are not in progress, dial 440-204-2100, or if calling within the City of Lorain on a landline phone, dial 3-1-1
Unsolved Homicide Reward being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the shooting deaths of two Lorain teenagers, as well as the city's other unsolved homicides.

Contact Us

Department Telephone Directory

Department Telephone Fax
Emergency Calls 911
Non-Emergency Calls
(Lorain Residents Only that have a CenturyLink landline)
Complaints/Dispatcher 204-2100 204-2535
TDD Machine 246-4015
Chief of Police Office 204-2103 204-2519
Support Services 204-2104
Records & Information 204-2114 204-2541
Detective Division 204-2105 204-2536
Narcotics & Special Investigations 204-2108 204-2543
Office of Professional Standards  204-2193
Traffic Division 204-2115 204-2549
Jail Operations 204-2113 204-2537
Training 204-2191
Dog Warden 204-2100
Safety Town 204-2115
Police Auxiliary 204-2192
Evidence 204-2117

Lorain Police Department Criminal Investigations Bureau

Detective Division




Narcotics & Special Investigations Unit





Criminal Investigation Personnel


Detective Bureau




Lieutenant Roger Watkins  
Sergeant Mark McCoy
Sergeant Buddy Sivert
Detective Chris Kovach  
 Detective Brian Denman  
Detective Jacob Morris  
 Detective  Tabitha Angelo  
 Detective Orlando Colon  
 Detective Jake Morris  
Detective Jason Orellano  
Narcotics & Special Investigations


Sergeant Tom Nimon


Detective Matt Bonkoski  
Detective Chris Colon  
Detective Howard Heathcoat