THE LORAIN POLICE DEPARTMENT
Established in 1853, the Lorain Police Department is comprised of 113 Police Officers and 34 civilian employees. Our department patrols the City of Lorain, protecting over 24 square miles and nearly 64,000 residents.
We’re constantly working on ways to make this site more useful by providing as much information to our residents as quick and in as many ways as possible.
Please take a moment to read a message from our chief, Chief Cel Rivera.
A rash of thefts from motor vehicles and vehicle trespasses occurred in the depicted neighborhood yesterday. The vehicles were all unlocked. As with most, these thefts from motor vehicles occurred overnight. We ask any residents who live in this area[...]read more
We would like to take a minute to welcome our newest officer, Officer Richard Fadenholz. Officer Fadenholz was sworn in as a police officer with the Lorain Police Department on August 14, 2017. He comes to us having served as[...]read more
On August 14, 2017, we were honored to receive a commendation for one or our officers from United States Postal Service. On July 14, 2017, a letter carrier called for assistance regarding a citizen who was experiencing a medical emergency.[...]read more
We received a request from a citizen’s group to draw your attention to a matter of public safety that affects motorcycle riders. As motorcycle riding season is in full effect, riders are concerned of a potential roadway hazard that the[...]read more
The Lorain Police Department is hiring Police Patrolman. The salary range for this position is from $37,033 a year (while in the police academy) to $54,488 a year (after three years). See the full job announcement at the City of[...]read more
The Lorain Police Department is hiring Detention/Correction Officers. The salary range for this position is from $14.92 to $17.22 / hour. See the full job announcement at the City of Lorain webpage for the full details of this position: http://www.cityoflorain.org/files/jobs/files/DOCOann17.pdf[...]read more