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Paul Reid Bowdre

Paul Reid Bowdre, American protective services official, consultant. Certified in Social Gerontology University North Carolina, Asheville, 1981, fraud examiner. Research grant, Sigma Xi, 1981.


  • Bowdre, Paul Reid was born on August 27, 1958 in New York City. Son of Philip Ross and Inge Elenore (Eckert) Bowdre.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Western Carolina University, 1981. MPS in Gerontology, College Boca Raton, Florida, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy, Nova Southeastern University, 1994.


    • Research assistant Missouri Gerontology Institute, Columbia, 1981—1983. Assistant swim coach University Missouri, 1981—1983, teaching assistant, department sociology, 1982—1983. Public safety officer North Palm Beach Department Public Safety, Florida, 1983—1985.

      National and olympic swim coach Federcion National Natacion, Guatemala, 1984. Police officer operations division Palm Beach, 1985. Field training officer, 1985—1986.

      Detective organized crime, vice and narcotics unit, 1986—1991. Sergeant patrol division, 1991. Organized crime, vice and narcotics unit, 1991—1993.

      Professional standards unit, 1993. Captain law enforcement division, 1994—1995. Senior inspector Inspector General' General’ s Office Florida Department Corrections, since 1995.

      Consultant in field.

    Major achievements

    • Certified in Social Gerontology University North Carolina, Asheville, 1981, fraud examiner.


    • Co-author: Death & Dying: In-Home Care-A Teaching Curriculum, 1983, Safety: In-Home Care-A Teaching Curriculum, 1983. Contributor articles to professional publications.


    Baptists should be faithful ambassadors of reconciliation in their personal relationships and local communities as they demonstrate the power of the Gospel to reconcile all persons in Christ.

    Party affiliation: Democrat


    At communion only the believer is invited to participate in the bread and cup of Christ.

    Denomination: Baptist


    Every individual should try to be open to others and willing to be changed. Therefore, community members should meet regularly in order to open their hearts. Share their knowledge, thoughts and experience.


    Assistant scoutmaster Troop 132 Gulf Stream Council Boy Scouts America, 1981—1984. Trustee North Palm Beach Police and Fire Pension Board, 1984—1985. Member of Gerontological Society America (biological science section committee member 1983), American Sociological Association (regional newsletter reporter 1982-1983), Midwest Sociological Society (student director 1981-1982), American Society Criminology, National Eagle Scout Association, Southern Criminal Justice Association, American Society Law Enforcement Trainers, Academy Criminal Justice Sciences, Catamount Club, Sigma Phi Omega, Alpha Kappa Delta.


    • father: Philip Ross Bowdre
    • mother: Inge Elenore (Eckert) Bowdre
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    Born August 27, 1958
    (age 59)
    • 1981
      Western Carolina University
    • 1988
      College Boca Raton
    • 1994
      Nova Southeastern University
    • 1981 - 1983
      Research assistant, Missouri Gerontology Institute
      Columbia, Missouri, United States
    • 1982 - 1983
      assistant, swim coach University Missouri
    • 1983 - 1985
      public safety officer, North Palm Beach Department Public Safety
      Florida, United States
    • 1984
      national and olympic swim coach Federcion National Natacion
    • 1985
      police officer, operations division Palm Beach
    • 1985 - 1986
      field training officer
    • 1986 - 1991
      detective organized crime
    • 1991
      sergeant, patrol division
    • 1991 - 1993
      organized crime
    • 1993
      professional standards unit
    • 1994 - 1995
      captain law enforcement division
    • 1995
      senior, inspector Inspector General's Office Florida Department Corrections
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