Press Releases

The South East Regional Organised Crime Unit has the capacity and the capability to tackle serious organised crime and provide specialist support to police forces in Thames Valley, Hampshire, Surrey, Sussex and Kent.

Following an ACPO meeting the Chief Constables agreed to align regional serious organised crime units and to create synergy with the existing counter terrorism regional structure. It was further been agreed that there should be an overarching command extending across both regional units

Assistant Chief Constable Laura Nicholson is in overall command of the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit and Counter Terrorism Unit functions for the five forces. She represents Thames Valley Police and the south-east region nationally, continuing to build links with ACPO, the National Crime Agency and key agencies and stakeholders.

From the 1 April 2014 Thames Valley Police was selected to be the host Force for SEROCU.

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Wed 03rd, May

SEROCU executes warrants to tackle fraud crime group

Today (3/5), detectives from the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU) led a series of warrants across London in relation to an online fraud group.

Tue 14th, Mar

New assessment warns industry that cyber criminals are imitating nation state attacks

Annual assessment of the biggest cyber threats to UK businesses released today (14/3).

Wed 11th, Jan

Men plead guilty to fraud offences

Men guilty of fraud offences.

Tue 10th, Jan

New Year crack down for Staines’ waste carriers

Environment Agency officers are once again out in force to crack down on illegal waste crime – kick starting the ‘Right Waste Right Place’ initiative for 2017.

Thu 01st, Dec

Four charged with drug offences via the internet – SEROCU

Four men have been charged following a South East Regional Organised Crime (SEROCU) investigation into the supply of class A and B drugs over the internet.

Wed 05th, Oct

Woman guilty of money laundering offences – Crawley

A 23-year-old woman has been found guilty of money laundering offences following an investigation by the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU).

Fri 30th, Sep

Five sentenced for computing offences - Kidlington

Five men have been sentenced today (30/9) following an investigation by Thames Valley Police and the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU).

Fri 09th, Sep

Man sentenced for money laundering offence of £137,500

A man has been sentenced to two years’ imprisonment for a money laundering offence totalling £137,500

Tue 09th, Aug

Two arrested in drug importation investigation

On Thursday (4/8) two men were arrested as part of a South East Regional Organised Crime (SEROCU) investigation into drug importation.

Fri 15th, Jul

Three sentenced following SEROCU operation into drug dealing

Three pleaded guilty to drug offences following an operation by the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU)