Peru – Recently, Indiana State Police Superintendent Douglas Carter announced the reclassification of Master Trooper Mike Lorona to the position of detective. Lorona is a fifteen year veteran of the Indiana State Police Department. He earned his assignment into the Criminal Investigation Division through written testing and a competitive oral interview process. Detective Lorona will work from the Indiana State Police Peru Post which is responsible for Cass, Fulton, Grant, Howard, Miami, Tipton, and Wabash Counties.
Detective Lorona graduated from the Indiana State Police Recruit Academy in April 2003 and was assigned to the Indiana State Police Peru Post, where he worked road patrol primarily in Miami County.
Prior to his new assignment, Lorona was assigned to the Indiana State Police Peru Post All Crimes Policing Team. He has served as the meth suppression officer at the Indiana State Police Peru Post and currently serves as a member of the Indiana State Police Clandestine Lab Enforcement Team. In 2015, Lorona was selected as the Trooper of the District for the Indiana State Police Peru Post.
Lorona holds two bachelor degrees from Indiana University. One degree is in education the other is for criminal justice.
Lorona resides in Miami County, with his wife, and their three children.