• Cyber Crime Unit conducts raid in Hounslow

    A man has been arrested following an investigation by the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU) in fraud and drug offences online.

    Cyber Crime Unit conducts raid in Hounslow
  • Cyber threat to UK businesses

    The annual assessment of the biggest cyber threats to UK businesses has been published, after being produced jointly for the first time by the National Crime Agency (NCA), National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and industry partners from multiple sectors.

    Cyber threat to UK businesses
  • Operation Juniper

    Two men have been sentenced to a total of 30 years following an investigation by the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU) into cutting agents used in drugs.

    Operation Juniper
  • 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 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
  • 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.

Fri 31st, Mar

Man arrested for fraud and drug offences following warrant by SEROCU’s Cyber Crime Unit

A man has been arrested following an investigation by the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU).

Mon 23rd, Jan

Two sentenced to a total of 30 years after investigation by SEROCU targeting cutting agents used in

Two men have been sentenced to a total of 30 years on Friday (20/1) following an investigation

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).