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.


From left to right, - Officer Eric Rivera and Officer Michael Bohaty.

New Offices Sworn In

 Two new Lorain Police officers were sworn into office on Monday, July 28th by Mayor Chase Ritenaurer.  The Department welcomes Michael Bohaty and Eric Rivera.  Eric is the son of retired Police Sergeant Albert Rivera.  Officer Rivera scored first in his LCCC Police Academy class and Officer Bohaty scored 2nd.   full story

Jury Scam

 JURY SCAM WARNING    -   The Lorain County Sheriff's Office and Elyria Police Department have received complaints from citizens regarding phone calls from a party claiming to be from the Lorain County Sheriff's Office.  The caller advises the person that they missed jury duty and that a warrant will be issued unless the party pays for the witness fees, etc.  They are told to put money on a pre-paid debit card and then give the caller the number .  The number given appears to be a Google number.  Judge Elwell's name is being used during this scam. 

$ 500 REWARD - Missing Person Kathleena "Kat" Burke

 The Lorain Police Department is offering a $500 reward for information as to the whereabouts of Kathleena “Kat” Burke, who has been missing for over a month.  Ms. Burke was last seen on or about June 1st, 2014 in the area of W. 25th St. and Broadway Ave.  Ms. Burke is known to frequent the Reid Avenue area.  Anyone having information concerning Kathleena Burke, please contact the Lorain Police Detective Bureau at 204-2105.

Lorain's Historic Lighthouse

Lorain Lighthouse Tours

The Lorain Lighthouse Foundation is sponsoring tours of the Historic Lorain Lighthouse. Tickets are $20 each, tickets can be purchased by calling the Lorain Port Authority at 440-204-2269, the Port Authority website:  www.lorainportauthority.com  or the day of the tours at Black River Landing.  The tour boat departs Black River Landing every 30 minutes.  No children under 12.  full story

Lorain Police FOP Lodge #3 Solicitation

The Lorain Police FOP Lodge #3 is currently doing solicitation for the Departments annual  Christmas Shop with a Cop Program.  All proceeds collected will go towards this program, as well as other youth activities and other charitable causes. full story

Also Inside

Lorain Police 2013 Annual Report
Lorain Police Officer Saves Life with Nasal Narcan
Four New Police Officers Sworn In
Lorain Police New Non-Emergency Number: 311
NEWS RELEASE: Cop Logic, On-Line Reporting System
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