Congratulations to Officer Michael Loane. Loane is a 2012 graduate of the Upper Merion Area High School. In May of this 2016 he graduated from Penn State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Criminology. He has previously completed internships with the Mifflin County Police Department and the Lower Merion Township Police Department. Loane started his employment with the Upper Merion Township Police Department on Monday, July 4th, and will start at the Montgomery County Police Academy on Monday, July 11th. Welcome aboard Off. Michael Loane, who is pictured with his proud father William.