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

Man brought back from Spain as part of human trafficking investigation

A man has been extradited from Spain to the UK today (5 December) to face eight charges as part of a South West Regional Organised Crime Unit (SW ROCU) investigation[…]

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Yate man sentenced to five years for drug dealing

A man arrested last month following a warrant at his home in Yate has been sentenced to five years and four months in prison. Sean Mortell, 39, from Milton Road[…]

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Two arrests as part of cannabis conspiracy investigation

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to produce cannabis following three warrants in Bristol yesterday (Thursday, 31 October). Officers from the South West Regional Organised Crime Unit[…]

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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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