Captain Ali Khan began his career with the San Leandro Police Department as a Public Safety Dispatcher in 2000. After working in our communications center, he decided to further advance his career in law enforcement and was hired as a Police Officer. Captain Khan promoted to Police Sergeant in 2014, Police Lieutenant in 2019, and most recently promoted to Captain in February 2022.
Ali has worked in several divisions within the Department, including Patrol, Professional Standards, and Criminal Investigations. He has also worked in various assignments, including Special Victims Detective, Evidence Response Team, Hostage Negotiations, Peer Support Team, Explorer Advisor, and Volunteer Advisor.
Ali currently oversees the Bureau of Operations and Services. He is also the Police Department's Press Information Officer.
Ali holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Management. He also graduated from Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute and Executive Leadership Institute at Drucker School of Management at Claremont University. Captain Khan recently graduated in May 2022 with his masters in Law Enforcement and Public Safety Leadership from the University of San Diego.