Paul is currently an Investigator in the Division of Corrections and helped design its Defensive Tactics program. He is a Senior Firearms Instructor, as well as an NRA pistol instructor. He has attended a variety of law enforcement and firearms related schools and seminars. He has competed in IDPA competitions since 1997 and has participated in three gun matches both privately and for the DOC. Paul is constantly researching and studying to implement better teaching and training methods to improve the delivery of material to his students, including those in law enforcement training. Paul also has been training and teaching in various martial arts for the last 20 years, earning black belts and instructorships along the way. He has operated a martial arts school since 2006.