• Operation Sunbeam

     Three sentenced after operation into counterfeit goods and drugs in West Sussex

    Operation Sunbeam
  • Operation Cobalt

    Working with our partners in the National Crime Agency to target cyber criminals - this organised crime group was targeting PayPal.

    Operation Cobalt
  • Operation Ferris

     Operation Ferris looked into an cyber organised crime group committing fraud against online retail giants Amazon.

    Operation Ferris
  • Operation Knock

    A network of organised criminals committing fraud offences in excess of £310,000, which was unravelled following an investigation by the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU), have been sentenced to over 18 years in jail.

    Operation Knock
  • Operation Palladium

    Six men sentenced to 22 years’ imprisonment for a series of burglaries against companies around the UK

    Operation Palladium
  • Operation Crow

     Six men have been jailed for over 30 years following an investigation into smuggling

    Operation Crow
  • Operation Buoy

    Operation by SEROCU targeting drug dealers in Southampton

    Operation Buoy
  • Operation Thallium

    A drugs gang from Reading has been sentenced to over 15 years’ imprisonment following an investigation by the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU).

    Operation Thallium
  • Operation Juniper

    Operation into stopping the supply of cutting agents used in class A drugs

    Operation Juniper
  • GAIN

    GAIN is the Government Agencies Intelligence Network, which is a multi-agency group that brings together intelligence and investigation staff from public sector enforcement and other external agencies

    GAIN
 

Our Vision

To create a cohesive regional response to serious organised crime. delivering enhanced interoperability and resilience across the region and by supporting all local Forces as well as national agencies and capabilities

Our Mission

To provide a high quality police service targeting regional organised crime. Our goal is to successfully target those organised criminals causing significant harm in the South East and establish a reputation as a highly professional unit.

Our Values

  • PURSUE
  • PREVENT
  • PROTECT
  • PREPARE

We will do all that we can to understand the threat of harm and the impact on our communities to be able to protect from serious and organised crime.

Regional Organised Crime Unit areas

Click on the map to see the area SEROCU covers and the other regional organised crime units in the country

Coverage Map
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Gallery

Behind Bars

Click here to see a gallery of all the criminals that have been captured and imprisoned by SEROCU.

SEROCU NEWS ITEMS

SEROCU comprises police officers and staff from the forces of Thames Valley, Sussex, Surrey, Hampshire and Kent and works in conjunction with the UK Border Agency, HMRC and the National Crime Agency to combat cross-border organised crime.

Wed 21st, Sep

Three sentenced as part of organised gang

A man and two women have been sentenced following an investigation led by the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU) into drugs and counterfeit products.

Wed 07th, Sep

Three sentenced for online fraud offences – SEROCU

Three men have pleaded guilty for online fraud offences following an investigation by the South East Regional Organised Crime’s (SEROCU) Cyber Crime Unit.

Fri 17th, Jun

Two sentenced for drug offences - Brighton

Two Brighton residents have been sentenced for drug offences after pleading guilty following an investigation by the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU).

Mon 21st, Mar

Warrants executed as part of investigation into fraud in Brighton

The South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU), assisted by Sussex Police, has carried out warrants at a number of addresses in Sussex as part on an ongoing operation into fraud.

Mon 11th, Jan

Network of organised criminals sentenced to over 18 years in jail for fraud totalling over £310,000

A network of organised criminals committing fraud offences in excess of £310,000, which was unravelled following an investigation by the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU), have been sentenced to over 18 years in jail.