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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.

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.

Examples of when to use 311 include: Crimes no longer in progress such as vandalism, thefts, graffiti, stolen autos, garage burglaries, or animal control problems. If there is an illegally parked vehicle, vehicles blocking alleys or driveways, or minor vehicle crashes where there are no injuries and traffic is not blocked.

Please use 311 for any non-emergencies to call the Lorain Police Department. Be advised that 311 can only be dialed from a local Lorain number to be routed correctly.