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.

Lorain Police Celebrate National Communications Week


19-Year Veteran Telecommunicator Darlene Dowell

During a recent celebration of National Public Safety Telecommunications Week, the Lorain Police Department Telecommunicators were recognized for the valuable job they do day in and day out to help protect officer safety.

Telecommunicator Darlene Dowell, a 19-year veteran Telecommunicator Officer, was presented with a special recognition award by Chief Cel Rivera for her recent completion of her Bachelor's Degree from Cleveland State University. The Chief cited that Ms. Dowell accomplished this task while working full time, being a single mother, and paying her tuition completely on her own. We take pride in congratulating Darlene on her academic achievement !