Morteza Talaie

Morteza Talaie (Persian: مرتضی طلائی‎, lit. 'Golden', born 1957 in Isfahan, Iran) is an Iranian retired commander of the Police forces. He was appointed as Tehran's Police forces commander in 2000 and was commander until he retired in 2005.[1]

Morteza Talaie
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Talaie in 2006
Member of City Council of Tehran
In office
29 April 2007 – 22 August 2017
Majority242,386 (10.80%)
Personal details
Born1957 (age 62–63)
Isfahan, Iran
Military service
Branch/serviceRevolutionary Guards
Years of service1985–2006
RankBrigadier general
Battles/warsIran–Iraq War

After his retirement, he nominated himself as a candidate in 2006 local elections and was elected as Tehran's city councilman.[2] He was elected as the council's vice chairman on 3 September 2013.


He was born on 1957 in Isfahan, Iran in a crowded 10-person family. He is graduated in political science. He was married in 1979 and has three children. He was appointed Chief Brigadier of Isfahan Police forces in 1992 and was in office until 2000 when he was appointed as Tehran's Chief Brigadier. He was retired in 2005. As well as Tehran's City Council elections and participated to gain the most votes is now a member of the council. He was reelected in 2013 elections.


Police appointments
Preceded by
Ahmad Jamshidi
Chief of Tehran Police
Succeeded by
Reza Zarei
Civic offices
Preceded by
Hassan Bayadi
Vice Chairman of the City Council of Tehran
Succeeded by
Seyyed Ebrahim Amini
Party political offices
New title
Party established
General Secretary of Progress and Justice Population of Islamic Iran
Succeeded by
Hossein Ghorbanzadeh