Leo Tolosa served as a United States Marine from 1999-2003. After enrolling in Rutgers University, he attained his bachelor’s degree in Philosophy/Criminal Justice in 2008. After graduation, Leo was offered a job with Rutgers University Police, where he has worked in both the Patrol and Community Policing Units. Leo was promoted to Sergeant in 2018 and more recently to Lieutenant in 2022. Leo has continued to educate himself and in 2016 he earned a master’s degree in labor and Employment Relations from Rutgers University.
As a union member, Leo has held positions in FOP Lodges 62 and 164 since 2014 and currently serves as the President of Lodge 164. Leo was elected to the Executive Board of the Fraternal Order of Police – New Jersey Labor Council in 2016, where he currently serves as the Board Secretary.