Ali Dizaei - London Metropolitan Police Superintendent

Stephen Sackur speaks to perhaps the UK's most controversial police officer, a commander in London's Metropolitan Police and a convicted criminal.

Ali Dizaei was born in Iran, studied law in London and became a high-flying spokesman for ethnic minority police officers in a London force dogged by accusations of racism.

Ali Dizaei portrays himself as a victim; the courts decided he was a rogue cop.

What does his rise and fall say about British policing?

24 minutes

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Thu 12 Apr 2012 01:05 GMT