P.O. Paul W. Nauden #10803

Name: Nauden, Paul W.
Star: 10803
Memorial Panel #: 16
Rank: Police Officer
District / Unit: Unit 189 District
End of Watch: 20 May 2011
Incident Details: Police Officer Paul Nauden, 46, was a 21-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department, assigned to Unit 189. On May 19, 2011, Officer Nauden was involved in an undercover narcotics investigation. During the investigation, he discreetly informed the other undercover officers that he had fallen ill. He withdrew himself in order not to jeopardize the safety of his fellow officers and the drug investigation in progress. He walked several blocks and flagged down a passing ambulance which then transported him to the hospital. Officer Nauden was treated for a heart attack and passed away early the following morning. The investigation Officer Nauden was involved in, yielded over a dozen arrests. Officer Nauden’s funeral service took place at House of Hope and he was laid to rest in Lincoln Cemetery. He was survived by his wife, April, and daughters, Alana and Avril.