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

Bristol man guilty of drugs and money laundering offences

A Bristol man has pleaded guilty to drugs and money laundering offences after being arrested by officers from the South West Regional Organised Crime Unit (SWROCU) last week. Karl McEwing,[…]

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Aisha Golsby

Former prison officer from HMP Portland jailed

A former prison officer at HMP Portland appeared at Bournemouth Crown Court on Friday (18 August) and was sentenced to 16 months in prison. Aisha Golsby, age 23, of Trenchard[…]

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Showing organised crime groups that the South West is #NoPlaceForDrugs

An operation targeting organised crime groups (OCGs) involved in cannabis cultivation has led to 67 arrests, £6.8 million worth of cannabis and weapons including a 9mm pistol being seized from[…]

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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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