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 stopped with £54k drugs money sentenced

A man who delivered one kilo of cocaine from London to Bristol and was stopped on his return journey with £54,000 cash in his car has been sentenced to three[…]

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Organised crime groups dismantled as part of UK’s biggest ever law enforcement operation

More than 30 arrests have been made across the South West, with two guns, 17kg cocaine, 5kg MDMA, £790k cash and several high value cars and jewellery seized as part[…]

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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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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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