Protecting communities
across the South West
from serious and organised crime

Target and Disrupt

We run standalone investigations to target and disrupt organised crime groups impacting on the South West.

Specialist Assistance

We provide specialist assistance to investigations led by the South West’s five police forces.

Regional, National & International

We work closely with regional, national and international law enforcement agencies and other partners to gather and act on intelligence.

Latest News

Former prison officer jailed for relationship with inmate

A former prison officer who pleaded gulity to nine counts of misconduct in a public office has been sentenced to one year and four months in jail at Bournemouth Crown[…]

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Working to fight crime

National ROCUs worked to pursue OCGs throughout 2022

Specialist police teams dedicated to tackling organised crime across the country made more than 3,000 arrests and seized class A drugs worth over £100 million last year, as they continued[…]

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Gary Palmer

Trowbridge man jailed after pleading guilty to sexual communication with a child

A Trowbridge man has been jailed for five years after pleading guilty to sexual communication with a child. Gary Palmer, 42, of The Halve, pleaded guilty to one count of[…]

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Pursue offenders through prosecution and disruption


Prepare for when serious and organised crime occurs and mitigate its impact


Protect individuals, organisations and systems


Prevent people from engaging in serious and organised crime

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