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.