Ali Dizaei is a former Commander from Metropolitan Police Service in London. He was born in 1962 in Tehran, Iran, to a police officer. Later, he moved to London with his family and completed his education. After completing his education, Ali Dizaei joined the Thames Valley Police in 1986 and never looked back.
Ali Dizaei was a diligent police officer, and he fulfilled all his duties with dedication. He had dual-nationality and was among the more senior Muslim police officers. He was known for his work in the police service and for being outspoken. Ali Dizaei had raised the problem of racial discrimination within the London Metropolitan Service.
These turned out to be significant allegations made by him, which some people appreciated while some denied these claims. He was a frequent media commentator on several issues related to ethnicity and religion. His dedication and performance led to his promotion as the Commander in April 2008.
For his outspoken nature and attention towards serious issues, Ali Dizaei was elected president of the National Black Police Association in 2008. Following this, he recieved the Commissioner’s Long Service and Good Conduct Medal. However, the uphill journey was not long as he faced backlash from the force.
Ali Dizaei was suspended from his position with full pay, and after a long legal battle, he was found not guilty. However, Ali Dizaei had moved to a different life as he became an entrepreneur. He has been doing well with his business now and spends more time with his family.
Ali Dizaei has always been a caring and family-oriented person. His family supported him during his tough times and kept him going. In 2007, Ali Dizaei also published a book titled “Not One of Us: The Trial that Changed Policing in Britain Forever.” The book was about his journey with the police force and how he fought to clear his name from lawsuits.