Tyler Warnat of Columbus was hired as a Patrol Officer for the W Police Department April 2. In 2016, he earned a bachelor’s degree in criminology from Mississippi State University.
On Sept. 9, 2018, he will attend the Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers Training Academy in Pearl. The academy is a 12-week program that challenges new officers mentally and physically. During the academy, Warnat will receive training and instruction in criminal law, firearms training, active shooter response, self-defense etc.
The New Hope High School graduate said he is excited about beginning his law enforcement career with The W. He has always had a strong desire to serve and protect and looks forward to doing so at the university.