Commissioner Leroy Lindo, a San Francisco Native, is a graduate of Balboa High School and San Francisco State University, where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology. He is a retired Commander of the San Francisco Police Department, having served on the force for 32 years. The last three years of his career, he was the Liaison between the SFPD and the San Francisco Housing Authority. He also is on the Board of Directors of Operation Dream, a program that benefits the families who live in the public housing program throughout the year and especially during the holiday season.