Captain “Mo” Mohammadi was born in Tehran, Iran. At the age of 10, he immigrated to the United States and was raised in the San Fernando Valley. In 1996, Captain Mohammadi began his career with the Los Angeles Police Department as a Civilian Volunteer.
In 2002, Captain Mohammadi fulfilled his long-time aspiration of joining the Los Angeles Police Department as a police officer. Since then, he has served in the four geographic Bureaus of the City. As a police officer, he worked a variety of assignments including Patrol, Vice Investigator, Bicycle Patrol, and Field Training Officer. One of the highlights of Captain Mohammadi’s time as a police officer was working in the community of his upbringing.
In 2013, Captain Mohammadi was promoted to Sergeant and worked as a field supervisor and Adjutant at 77th Street Area.
In 2016, Captain Mohammadi was promoted to Lieutenant, where he was assigned as a Watch Commander and the Assistant Detective Commanding Officer at Olympic Area. While at Olympic, he conducted extensive research and gained a vast knowledge pertaining to Diplomatic Affairs.
In 2019, Captain Mohammadi was promoted to Captain and served as the Commanding Officer of Newton and West Los Angeles Patrol Divisions. In 2020, he was appointed as the Commanding Officer of Special Operations Division.
In 2021, Captain Mohammadi was appointed as the Commanding Officer of North Hollywood Area. Captain Mohammadi is fully committed in promoting community, interfaith, and collaborative relationship-based policing.
Captain Mohammadi has extensive experience in the Incident Command System and been a member of several Incident Management Teams responsible for high-profile events throughout the City. Captain Mohammadi is currently an instructor in the Los Angeles Police Department’s Watch Commander and Supervisor Schools. He is a recipient of the Police Star and the MADD California Hero Award.
Captain Mohammadi graduated from California State University, Los Angeles with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, and with Distinction from California State University, Northridge with a Master of Public Administration.