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

Three sentenced following human trafficking investigation

Three people have been sentenced at Bristol Crown Court today (June 5) following a South West Regional Organised Crime Unit (SW ROCU) investigation into the trafficking of women from Brazil[…]

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Wiltshire woman jailed after importing £1million worth of crystal meth

A woman from Malmesbury has been sentenced to nearly six-and-a-half years in prison today (March 19) after admitting importing £1million worth of class A drug methamphetamine – commonly known as[…]

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Cyber team named Industry Champion for work in region’s schools and colleges

Pictured is Protect, Prevent and Prepare Officer Ben Johns (right) receiving the Industry Champion award from NCSC’s Chris Ensor A team’s work to encourage young people across the South West[…]

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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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