Paul is in his 21st year at the San Jose Police Department. He was promoted to the rank of Sergeant going on 13 years ago. Paul has worked in a variety of assignments, which include: Patrol, VCET Officer and Sergeant positions, Night Detective, FTO, Threat Management Supervisor, Domestic Violence Supervisor, and the Homicide Unit. He is currently assigned as a Sergeant in the Gang Suppression Unit (Formally VCET). Paul proudly took over as President of the SJPOA in January of 2015, previously working as a director and part of the Negotiations Team for the association.