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.
$ 500 Reward - Missing Peson Kathleena "Kat" Burke Contact Lorain Police Detective Bureau at 440-204-2105 with any information.
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.

In Memoriam

Deceased While Employed

CHIEF ROBERT HIRBE
Hired: December 10, 1937
Promotions:
Sergeant: June 1, 1942
Lieutenant: August 16, 1947
Chief: March 11,1965
Passed away: August 5, 1967
Age: 62
 
 
OFFICER MILAN RALICH
Hired: February 16, 1949
Passed away: November 4, 1976
Age: 52
Milan Ralich
 
SERGEANT GERALD MAHOLIC
Hired: April 16, 1952
Promoted: December 12, 1966
Passed away: May 14, 1976
Age: 52
 
 
PHILLIP STAMCO
Hired: March 22, 1965
Passed away: September 21, 1988
Age: 46
Phillip Stampco
 
OFFICER DAVID SOGAN
Hired: December 19, 1966
Passed away: January 4, 1973
Age: 32
 
 
OFFICER GERALD CULLEN
Hired: January 20, 1968
Passed away: May 28, 1986
Age: 43
Milan Ralich
 
SERGEANT NELSON APONTE
Hired: December 14, 1987
Promoted: April 24, 1994
Passed away: August 6, 1994
Age: 30
Nelson Aponte
 
OFFICER WILLIAM BROWN
Hired: September 16, 1993
Passed away: August 26, 2003
Age: 40
Bill Brown
 
SERGEANT BARRY PAGHI
Hired: August 15, 1989
Promoted: January 28, 2001
Passed away: June 12, 2004
Age: 39
Barry Paghi
 
OFFICER WAYNE LONG
Hired: September 24, 1973
Passed away: June 26, 2004
Age: 56
Wayne Long