Police Deparment
$ 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 Detective Steve Curry at 204-2166 with any information regarding this homicide.
$ 500 Reward - Missing Peson Kathleena "Kat" Burke Contact Lorain Police Detective Bureau at 440-204-2105 with any information.
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.

Announcements

Snow and Ice Control Procedures Manual

The City of Lorain has established a Snow and Ice Control Procedures manual for use by city employees. This manual will establish the City's policy and level of service in respect to the management of snow or ice and maintenance of its road system during winter months. It also meant to inform the citizens of Lorain on how the City will handle snow occurrences. full story
 

Lorain City Council Public Hearing

A public hearing will be held on Dec. 15, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. to discuss the proposed amendments to Chapter 1219 - Fees, Charges and Expenses of the Planning & Zoning Code.   (see attached)  additional information
 

Lorain City Council Public Hearing

 Lorain City Council will host a Public Hearing on Monday, December 8, 2014 at 6 p.m. to discuss the application to the State of Ohio to establish a Community Entertainment Arts District in the City of Lorain. (see attached) additional information

Thanksgiving Holiday

In observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday on November 27and 28 2014, Lorain City Hall offices will be closed

Christmas Carol Live on Stage

Last year, audiences were warmed by the glow of the Palace's Website  first community theater production in nearly a decade. Now, the tradition continues with our version of Charles Dickens' timeless classic, "A Christmas Carol." Join Scrooge, this beloved miscreant as he embarks on a journey through time to learn the true meaning of happiness, and to heed the warning of losing sight of what really matters -- the good will of one's fellow man. Directed by Greg Violand. full story

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CenturyLink to connect teachers with technology by offering $35,000 in grants in Ohio
Lorain Police 2013 Annual Report
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Four New Police Officers Sworn In
Lorain Police New Non-Emergency Number: 311
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