Mr. Padilla has resided in the City of Inglewood's 2nd District for over 25 years.
He is an executive board member and volunteer for several community organizations such as:
American Cancer Society - Relay for Life
Knights of Columbus
National Association of Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement
National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives
Mr. Padilla is the immediate past president of the Los Angeles Chapter of the Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association, which is a national executive law enforcement leadership organization.
Mr. Padilla also served as the Chairperson for the City of Inglewood's Citizen Police Oversight Commission.