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 jailed after making plans to sexually abuse a young child

A man from Glastonbury has been sentenced to three years in prison for attempting to meet a young girl he intended to sexually abuse. Paul Hatton, 55, of Benedict Street,[…]

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Man jailed for people smuggling

A third person has been jailed for conspiring to smuggle eight Albanian migrants into the UK in a small boat which got stranded near Teignmouth, South Devon, in December 2020.[…]

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Police issue warning to online sex offenders after work by covert officers leads to more than 1,300 arrests

People using the internet to abuse children have been warned that they will be caught, with police revealing that the work of covert online officers has led to more than[…]

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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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