Paul retired in 2021 after serving 23 in the FBI and before that, 8 years in the United States Navy. He ended his career as an FBI National Academy new agent and analyst instructor.
Paul taught several topics related to Law Enforcement Leadership and Officer Wellness, and he introduced positive psychology to the National Academy, co- creating a course called Positive Policing. He was co-developer and lead instructor for the FBI’s Presentation Skills and Instructor Strategies Courses, he also managed other leadership programs for the FBI including LEEDS, and managed the FBI Academy’s Core Faculty Program.
Paul holds an MSEd in Counseling and a BA in Biology. He also earned two certificates in Positive Psychology, the Foundations of Positive Psychology Specialization, and the Positive Psychology Practitioner Certificate.