Paul died on on January 19, 2021. Paul served at Chatham and Blenheim Detachments, Chatham DHQ Identification Unit, Kenora DHQ Identification Unit before retiring as a Constable from West Region Forensic Identification Unit on March 31, 2003. Paul is survived by his wife Christine and children Jennifer Roesch (Chatham-Kent Police Service, 911 Dispatch Supervisor) and Paula.