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 wanted for supplying drugs to Gloucester jailed

A wanted man arrested in Calais last October has been sentenced to three-and-a-half years for his part in a conspiracy to supply cannabis from the West Midlands to Gloucester.  The[…]

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Three appear in court as part of human trafficking investigation

Three people appeared at Bristol Magistrates’ Court today (11 February) in connection with a South West Regional Organised Crime Unit (SW ROCU) investigation into human trafficking. Lezlie Davies, 61, of[…]

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Ten convicted of running Merseyside to Dorset ‘county line’

An organised crime group has been sentenced to a total of more than 60 years in prison for their roles in running a ‘county line’ known as the ‘Scouse Porky[…]

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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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