His first victim was a recovering heroin addict who was on a methadone programme. Det Ch Supt Stuart Hooper said he ificantly undermined police values.
She described how Dowley sexually touched her by putting his hand down her front. He faced three allegations of gross misconduct, which were all proven.
He was convicted at Basildon Crown Court last month. Related Topics. The assaults took place getish July and August in Det Ch Supt Stuart Hooper, who chaired Thursday's misconduct panel, said: "CSIs often work unaccompanied and enter the homes of victims of crime at times when they are at the most vulnerable and in the most need of reassurance, support and confidence in the police.
A police panel sacked him after finding him guilty of gross misconduct. He was dismissed from his staff job with Essex Police following a disciplinary hearing in Wokan.
He was initially arrested over the Grays incident on 21 September Kevin Dowley, 62, of Stanford-le-Hope, assaulted women he met as victims of crime while working with Essex Police. He was also put on the sex offenders register for 10 years. The nine-day trial in September heard the civilian forensic investigator had a "tattoo fetish" and targeted vulnerable women.
The Crime Scene Investigator CSIwho had worked as a Metropolitan Police officer for 30 years before ing Essex Police as a civilian, put his hand down one woman's dungarees while investigating a house burglary, the court heard. About sharing image captionKevin Dowley was convicted at Basildon Crown Court last month A forensic investigator with a "tattoo fetish" convicted of sexually assaulting two women has been dismissed from a police force.
Dowley has been dismissed by Essex Police.
Both women had mental health issues. He said: "I want to pay tribute to the bravery of the victims for coming forward.
He encountered his first victim after a burglary at her home in Brentwood in July He also made a second woman take her top off and pulled down her leggings when taking pictures of her injuries at Grays Police Station. Kevin Dowley, 62, was found guilty of pulling down a pregnant woman's leggings and putting his hand down a burglary victim's dungarees.
Related Topics. The Brentwood assault was reported in February The second offence was at Grays Police Station, where Dowley pulled down a pregnant woman's leggings and attempted to kiss her while taking pictures of injuries she had suffered in a domestic assault.