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City of Elyria Secures $2.7M Grant to Fight Violent Crime

The City of Elyria is pleased to announced it has secured a $2.7 million dollar grant for the Elyria Police Department from the Violent Crime Reduction Act. The grant will be used to hire 12 new officers focused on proactive initiatives to prevent violent crime. The funds will also be used to...

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Elyria Welcomes Five New Police Officers

In a ceremony at City Hall on Monday, five new police officers were sworn in by the City of Elyria. Ali Sabeiha, Matthew Perkins, Matthew Diffenbacker, Robert Lenz and John Witthuhn were joined by their families as Police Chief William Pelko and Mayor Frank Whitfield welcomed them into the Elyria...

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St Jude Block Watch Meeting: Mar 12, 2020

St. Jude’s Block Watch meeting will be held on Thursday, March 12 at 7:00 PM. St. Jude’s Church | 590 Poplar Street, Elyria, OH 44035 Neighborhood Block Watch groups enable people to get more involved and help make their neighborhoods safe by serving as additional eyes and ears for the police and...

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