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.
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.

Honored by Lorain County Children Services


Detective Mark Carpentiere received the 1999 "Making a Difference Award"
Detective Mark Carpentiere truly cares about children and their families. He makes himself available to social service workers around the clock. He goes the extra mile to have justice served and is a great asset to the Lorain Police Department and to the other helping agencies in the county.

Many of our community's children must tell detectives embarrassing, scary and very sad things that have happened to them. Mark has the extraordinary ability to talk with child victims so that they are as comfortable, as forthcoming and as at ease as possible. He is an asset to those who care about our children's rights and safety.