Irving Asst. Chief to be Laid to Rest Friday

By Frank Heinz
|  Wednesday, Sep 7, 2011  |  Updated 10:03 AM CDT
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Irving Asst. Chief to be Laid to Rest Friday

Irving Assistant Police Chief David Paris will be laid to rest this week.

Paris, 47, died Monday from a heart attack while at home.  He had been with the Irving Police Department since 1986 when he started as a patrol officer.

Over the years, Paris worked in the narcotics unit, traffic section and then as a supervisor in patrol, criminal investigations, community services and the jail section.

Paris was promoted to assistant chief in July, 2005 and was currently the Commander of the Investigative Services Bureau.

Paris' viewing will be from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the Calvary Church located at 4401 North state Highway 161.  Paris' funeral will be at the same location at 2 p.m. on Friday.

In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that donations be made to a memorial account that has been set up at the Irving City Employees Federal Credit Union in the name of Sgt. Joseph Palomar, the department's family liason officer. 

All donations to th eaccount will be given to the Irving community programs Paris was involved with including the Irving Polie Athletic League, the First Offender Program and the Irving Citizens on Patrol program, to name a few.

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