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Dallas Fire-Rescue Department (Retired)


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Paul retired from the Dallas Fire-Rescue Department in 2016 after dedicating thirty-three (33) years of service to the City.

He spent fourteen years (14) as a Construction Inspector/Supervisor and his last nineteen (19) years in the Fire/Arson Investigation Bureau.  He served as the instructor for five (5) Basic Investigator Classes to bring new fire/arson investigators into the field during his tenure.


Paul has been a member of the North Texas Fire Investigators' Association since 1999 and has volunteered many times to serve as 2nd Vice President and 1st Vice President.


     Master Arson Investigator

     Master Fire Inspector

     Master Fire Instructor

     Master Peace Officer

     Texas EMT

     NAFI Certified Fire & Explosion Investigator

     NAFI Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator

     NAFI Certified Fire Investigation Instructor

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