Lorain, OH Police

Lorain, Ohio – Jail and Mugshot Information

Lorain, Ohio, is a city located in northeastern Ohio, in Lorain County. Lorain has a population of 64,097 people. Lorain has a council-mayor style of government, and the mayor of the city is Chase Ritenauer.

City of Lorain
Lorain City Hall
200 W Erie Avenue
Lorain, OH 44052
440-204-2002

Lorain City Website

There is limited crime information available for Lorain. As of November 2018, there were 233 registered sex offenders living in Lorain. The ratio of residents to registered sex offenders was 274 to 1.

Lorain, Ohio – Police Station Information

There is limited crime information available for Lorain for the year 2016, but the estimated crime rate was 4,379 per 100,000 persons. This is higher than the Ohio state crime rate of 2,878 per 100,000 persons and the United States national crime rate of 2,837 per 100,000 persons. Property crimes are the most commonly reported crimes in Lorain.

The Lorain Police Department is located on Erie Avenue, and the Chief of Police is Cel Rivera. The police department employs 113 sworn police officers. Divisions within the department include the office of professional standards, operations, and administrative support.

Lorain Police Department
200 W Erie Avenue
Lorain, OH 44052
440-204-2100

Lorain Police Dept
Lorain Police Facebook

The Lorain County Sheriff’s Office is located in Elyria and provides police services. The sheriff is Phil R. Stammitti. Divisions within the sheriff’s office include law enforcement, court services, and corrections.

Lorain County Sheriff’s Office
9896 Murray Ridge Rd
Elyria, OH 44035
440-329-3709

Lorain County Sheriff
Lorain Sheriff Facebook

The Lorain County Sheriff’s Office Most Wanted List can be viewed online.

Lorain Sheriff Most Wanted

The Lorain County Jail is located on the premises with the sheriff’s office. The jail can house over 400 inmates. Each inmate can receive one 25-minute visit per week, which must be scheduled in advance. The visitation schedule depends on the inmate’s sex and location within the jail.

Lorain County Jail
440-329-3770

Lorain Sheriff Corrections

Open Records Requests in Lorain, Ohio

Public records from the Lorain County Sheriff’s Office can be requested from the Records Division.

Records Division
440-329-3703

Lorain Sheriff Records Division

Police Logs in Lorain, Ohio

Recent crime events for Lorain can be viewed online. Burglaries and thefts were the most common reports.

Lorain Crime Mapping

Recent arrests for the Lorain County Sheriff’s Office can be viewed online. Most of the arrests were related to drugs or contempt of court.

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