Luqman Y. Watkins is a Sergeant of Police for the Los Angeles Police Department. Currently Luq is the Officer-in-Charge of the Community Engagement and Youth Programs unit. Luq has been with the Los Angeles Police Department for 14 years and have worked various assignments such as Patrol, Contracts and Grants, Undercover Vice and Community Relations. Prior to the LAPD, Luq served 9 ½ years in the United States Navy as a Combat Strike Rescue Aircrewman. Luq was awarded the Air Medal First Strike/Flight Award for successfully completing 50 combat flight missions over Iraq during Operation Southern Watch and Iraqi Freedom. Luq is a dedicated servant leader and a strong advocate for progressive social change for the betterment of all people.