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.
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The Lorain Police Department is hiring Police Patrolman. The salary range for this position is from $60,313.34 a year to $63,486.18 a year (after first year). Applications starting February 3, 2020 Pick up applications in the Civil Service office, 7th[...]read more
IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING THE ALARM ORDINANCE PROGRAM FOR THE CITY OF LORAIN In order to reduce the number of false alarms and increase time for police officers to respond to actual emergencies and other legitimate calls for service, the[...]read more
The Lorain Police Department is hiring dispatchers. The salary range for this position is from $15.07 to $17.89 / hour. See the full job announcement for the full details of this position: Applications will be available on Monday, July[...]read more
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