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

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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Regional operation cracks down on money mules and warns: Don’t Be Used

More than 40 people have been visited at homes from Tewksbury to Penzance and 119 warning letters issued as part of a regional operation to identify people who, often unwittingly,[…]

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Pursue

Pursue offenders through prosecution and disruption

Prepare

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

Protect

Protect individuals, organisations and systems

Prevent

Prevent people from engaging in serious and organised crime

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