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

 

Lorain Police 2013 Annual Report

Attached please find copy of the 2013 Annual Report for the Lorain Police Department. additional information
 

Lorain Police Officer Saves Life with Nasal Narcan

 The Nasal Narcan program implemented by the Lorain Police Department with the passage of a State of Ohio law allowing us to do so has already saved a life.   Click here to read the full story.     Click here to see the video from Channel 3 News.

Four New Police Officers Sworn In

On Friday, June 8, 2012, four new police officers were sworn in by Mayor Chase Ritenauer.  All four officers recently graduated from the Cleveland Heights Police Academy.  With the hiring of these additional officers, it will bring the number of Police Officers up to 100. full story
 

Lorain Police New Non-Emergency Number: 311

311 - The Lorain Police Department's new number implemented for non-emergency situations. If you have a situation that is not serious, life threatening, or are not currently in progress, call 311. Calling 311 will get you directly to our Communication's Center. There is no fee for this service and it has been set up to make it easier for citizens to call the Police for any non-emergency type call. full story
 

NEWS RELEASE: Cop Logic, On-Line Reporting System

The Lorain Police Department is proud to announce it will be providing a new online police reporting option for the public. This web based reporting system will allow the public to file certain incident types, (minor theft, vehicle burglary, lost property, harassing telephone calls, crime tips, etc.), over the internet at their convenience. The Lorain Police Department expects this internet based reporting service to be very popular among citizens who have come to expect police services to be provided in a timely manner, and as convenient as possible. full story

Also Inside

Lorain Police Safety Town
LPD Officer Kurt Graupmann Honored by US Marshals Service
Lorain Police Celebrate National Communications Week
Veteran Officer Retires
Three Lorain Polilce Officers Honored by M.A.D.D.
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