Ali Dizaei was born in Tehran, Iran, to a father who worked as the commissioner of police. In 1973, Ali Dizaei’s family moved to the United Kingdom, where he began his education at Slindon College in Arundel, West Sussex. Further, he attended the City University in London for his bachelor’s and LLM degrees.
Ali Dizaei attended Brunel University to obtain a Ph.D. In 1986, he joined the Thames Valley Police and worked hard to get the position of Chief Inspector. Ali Dizaei was known for being vocal about racial issues and other things in the media. He became the advisor on racial matters to the Home Secretary and moved to the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS).
In the early 2000s, Ali Dizaei claimed that there had been racial discrimination in the way investigation was done in the Metropolitan Police Service. Over the years, Ali Dizaei fell prey to many controversies that tampered with his career as an officer. In 2008, Ali Dizaei was appointed as the commander of the Metropolitan Police Service.
In 2008, Ali Dizaei’s outspoken nature helped him become the National Black Police Association president. Later, in 2008, Ali Dizaei was removed from his position after several accusations against him. After several court visits, Ali Dizaei decided to step down from his post as the commander of the Metropolitan Police Service.
Ali Dizaei struggled a lot with the court hearings, but he was dedicated to clearing his name from all the accusations. He went ahead on the path of becoming an entrepreneur and decided to start his company. With his skills and expertise in the department, Ali Dizaei launched his private security firm. He has several trained top-level PIs in the organization that can help work on cold cases and gather information.
Ali Dizaei has also written articles and papers on the racial discrimination seen in the police department. He also spoke about how the system has failed him and how the politics have affected the police servicing deeply.