An 80-year-old former honorary police officer who created more than 4,000 indecent images of children – and claimed he was hunting for evidence to catch paedophiles – has been jailed.
Sutton-born Peter John Windsor, who had pleaded guilty to seven charges of making indecent images of children and three charges of distribution earlier in the year, was sentenced to three years and six months behind bars following an appearance in the Royal Court this morning.
He was also placed on the Sex Offenders' Register for a minimum of five years, and given a restraining order.
Windsor was charged after police searched his home in July last year.
That search revealed a total of 4,601 indecent images of children – of which 480 had been distributed.
The Bailiff, Sir Timothy Le Cocq, was sitting.
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