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The Oberlin Police Department is a law enforcement agency located in Lorain County, Ohio. The Oberlin Police Department currently has seventeen full-time sworn officers and thirteen civilian employees. Specialized units include investigations, juvenile, crime prevention, honor guard, drug enforcement, K-9 unit and bicycle patrol. The officers within the department are responsible for patrolling the city, preventing crime, investigating and solving crimes, responding to calls for service and making local arrests. The civilian staff is responsible for maintaining all police reports, arrest records, property, and evidence that comes into the department. The mission of the department is to enhance the quality of life in the city.

Ryan Warfield, Chief of Police

Oberlin Police Department
85 South Main Street
Oberlin, OH 44074
Lorain County
Phone: 440-774-1061
Fax: 440-774-1150

Population Served: 8,000
Number of Officers: 17

All persons arrested by the Oberlin Police Department are transported to the Lorain County Jail. The Lorain County Jail is a minimum to maximum security facility located in Elyria, Ohio. The jail houses adult offenders who have been arrested and charged with misdemeanor or felony offenses. All inmates are either serving their sentence, awaiting trial or awaiting transfer to a state of federal prison. The jail has a medical staff, mental health staff, infirmary, on site full scale laundry facility, professional kitchen, library, maintenance and janitorial staff, chaplains and a contract commissary service. The jail has a capacity of 422 male and female inmates.

Inmates are encouraged to visit with their friends and family members while incarcerated. All visits are through a video monitoring system. Visitors can make an account on the ICSolutions website.

General Population Visitation Hours:

Monday-Sunday: 8:30 am to 11:30 am, 12:30 pm to 2 pm, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm and 6 pm to 9 pm

Isolation and medical needs pods have different visitation days and times. The visitation hours will be released by the inmate to their visiting list.

The crime rate in Oberlin, Ohio is 199. The overall crime rate is 1.4 times smaller than the US average. The crime rate is higher than the crime rates in 68.5% of all cities in the US. The annual crime rate has decreased by 12% in the last year. In the last 5 years, Oberlin has seen a decline in both violent and property crimes. Oberlin has a livability score of 84/100, which is considered exceptional. Oberlin crime rates are 54% lower than the Ohio average.

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The Lorain County Jail has a public inmate roster which is updated weekly. Inmates are listed in alphabetical order. The inmate’s name, date of birth, booking date, booking number and charges are listed on the roster.

Public police reports are available through the Oberlin Police Department. Records can be accessed online. To search for a report, the report number, the report date, or the street name the incident occurred on is needed.

All other records are available through the Oberlin City Government.

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County Sheriff, Warrant, Most Wanted Information in Oberlin, Ohio

The Lorain County Sheriff’s Office also has jurisdiction over Oberlin, Ohio. The Lorain County Sheriff’s Office is a law enforcement agency located in Elyria, Ohio. The office is responsible for patrolling the county, enforcing all laws, investigating crimes, servicing the courts and overseeing the county jail. The office is composed of 3 main divisions: corrections, law enforcement and K9.

The warrants division of the Lorain County Sheriff’s Office is responsible for processing and returning all warrants of arrest and criminal summons. The division releases criminal warrant information in person only. Proper identification is required when making an inquiry.

Neither the Oberlin Police Department or the Lorain County Sheriff’s Office has a most wanted list at this time.

Oberlin, Ohio Information

Oberlin is a city located in Lorain County, Ohio. The county seat of Lorain County is Elyria. Oberlin covers a total of 4.9 square miles and has an estimated population of 8,286. Oberlin operates with a city manager and city council form of government. The current city manager is Rob Hillard.

Contact the City Manager

Rob Hillard
Phone: 440-775-7206
Email: [email protected]

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