Paul Downe
​A Passion to Protect and Serve

Paul has been a resident in the Tulsa area since 1979, when he relocated from Cleveland, Ohio. (Go Tribe!)   Prior to arriving in Oklahoma, Paul served 3 years as a sergeant in the United States Army.   Paul moved to Oklahoma as an EMT-P, working for a new ambulance service start-up in Tulsa.  He soon made the move to law enforcement serving as a deputy for the Tulsa County Sherriff’s Department, a corporal with the Sand Springs Police Department and finally as a Tulsa Police Officer.  After retiring from TPD in 2010 with 30 years of service, Paul began as a consultant to The University of Tulsa as their security department made the move to an armed security department.  After the successful implementation of the program, Paul was promoted to a position as Captain in the TU Security Department.  Throughout his career, Paul has received numerous awards and medals as well as becoming certified as instructor in Radar, LEO drivers’ training, a breathalyzer supervisor, an auto accident reconstructionist & a Self-Defense Act Instructor through the Council on Law Enforcement Education & Training (CLEET), as well as a certified armorer through GLOCK.  Paul has a heart for safety and is pleased to be able to conduct SDA classes (required for Concealed Carry Licensing) and present seminars for businesses and organizations on surviving an active killer.