• 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
  • Operation Cobalt

    Working with our partners in the National Crime Agency to target cyber criminals

    Operation Cobalt
  • Operation Analogy

    A conspiracy to grow and sell high strength cannabis

    Operation Analogy
  • Operation Farmer

    Cash in transit robberies across the South East

    Operation Farmer
  • Operation Symphony

    Targetting metal theft in the region

    Operation Symphony
  • Operation Gallium

    A operation into selling of counterfeit goods

    Operation Gallium
  • Operation Spirit

    A partnership operation in Wokingham to tackle fraud against the elderly

    Operation Spirit
  • 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
  • Operation Broadhurst

    An investigation which resulted in one man being found guilty and six other pleading guilty of conspiracy to produce cannabis on a commercial basis

    Operation Broadhurst
  • 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
 

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
ScotlandNorth EastYorkshire & HumberNorth WestEast MidlandsWest MidlandsSouth WestSouth EastEast Anglia

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.

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.

Wed 23rd, Dec

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

Six men have been sentenced to a total of 22 years following an investigation by the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU) into commercial burglaries targeting companies around the UK.

Wed 18th, Nov

South East CyberCrime Survey launched

A survey has been launched Police and partner agencies gain a better shared understanding of the effects of cybercrime.

Wed 28th, Oct

Urban Fraud Myths..

Do you know your fraud fact from fraud fiction? SEROCU is supporting Action Fraud and the City of London Police’s launch of its Urban Fraud Myths campaign to let you know the truth about fraud and cyber crime.