A POLICE officer from Rayleigh has been sacked for sending “disgusting and offensive’’ porn to colleagues from his mobile phone.

James Addison, who was with the Met’s diplomatic protection group and was also investigated in the wake of the Plebgate row, lost his job after being found guilty of gross misconduct.

An internal panel found the constable’s conduct was discreditable when he sent the obscene pictures and videos, which featured bizarre sex acts and defecation.

The 37-year-old Addison was fined £6,000 in May after admitting at Westminster Magistrates’ Court the previous month 11 counts of publishing an obscene article.

Deputy assistant commissioner Fiona Taylor, of the Met’s directorate of professional standards, said: “We set the highest standards for our officers. They know the lawand that the sharing of obscene images is illegal.’’ Addison was one of 14 officers investigated for either criminal offences or misconduct after the porn was found.

No criminal action will be taken against the others, but nine face internal investigation.

Addison faced an internal investigation over the aftermath of the Plebgate row. But a hearing found the case against him was not proved.

He had been accused of making a false statement to fellow officers investigating the row, by denying he had been in contact with PC Keith Wallis.

Wallis was later jailed and sacked for pretending to have witnessed the confrontation with the- then Government chief whip, Andrew Mitchell.