A former model who was spied on while naked by a British cop from a police helicopter has won a legal battle against his police agency, according to reports.
Tracy Dixon, 54, claimed the South Yorkshire police invaded her privacy and caused her distress when they refused to disclose how often she had been spied on in her garden by Adrian Pogmore, the Mirror reported.
The 54-year-old officer captured her naked using the chopper, which was equipped with a camera capable of reading a license plate from two miles away.
She sued Pogmore — described in court as “a swinging and sex-obsessed air observer” — who was jailed for a year in 2017 and dismissed from the police agency, according to the news outlet.
The one-time law officer admitted four charges of misconduct in public office by using the helicopter for “sexual spying.”
Consequently, the department now said it has come to a settlement with Dixon but refused to say if she would be paid the full £200,000 — about $269,000 — she was demanding, New York Post reported.
Adrian Pogmore (PA Images via New York Post)
“All parties are bound under the confidentiality schedule relating to these proceedings,” the police department said in a statement. “All criminal, civil and misconduct proceedings have concluded.”
Dixon previously called Pogmore a “taxpayer-funded pervert.”
“While he was flying around for his own sexual kicks criminals were on the run,” she said, adding that they attended the same school and she was worried that he had been “secretly watching me, stalking me, following me for decades.”
She added: “I have no faith or trust in the police any more. It was a complete and utter violation of my privacy. I feel sick to know that it took place.”
The disgraced former cop had also used the helicopter to film a couple having sex on their patio and another couple naked by their trailer, the Mirror reported.
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