Sex-pest former cop found guilty
A former senior police officer and charity boss has been convicted of sexually assaulting three women.
Retired chief superintendent Ian Paterson – who at one point was the longest serving officer in the Grampian force – acted as a “sexual predator” who repeatedly used his position of power to intimidate young women.
The 62-year-old, who during his career rose to the ranks of acting assistant chief constable, would normally strike when the women were feeling down, offering them a “bosie” or a shoulder to cry on.
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