About SEROCU

The South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU) is a Police unit responsible for delivering specialist and niche capabilities to Thames Valley Police, Hampshire Constabulary, Surrey Police and Sussex Police.
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 • PROTECT • PREVENT • 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.

Cyber Crime Unit

Pursue Protect Choices

Cyber Pursue: Investigations

The Cyber Pursue team have responsibility for investigating serious and cross-border cyber crime. They work with regional, national and international partners to do so. The eForensic team provide specialist capabilities in the examination of digital technologies both to the Cyber Pursue team and our constituent Police Services.

You cannot report incidents directly - cases are taken only by referral from Action Fraud or other Law Enforcement bodies

Cyber Protect

Find out more about protecting your organisation from cyber attack and being prepared for and resilient to cyber incidents. Learn about our services for relevant sectors.

We have comprehensive advice for individuals in their personal and professional lives as to how to improve cyber security and safety online.

Cyber Choices

The national Cyber Choices network aims to:

  • Educate young people about the dangers and penalties of getting involved in cyber crime
  • Educate young people about opportunities in cyber security
  • Divert those on the cusp of committing cyber crime
  • Manage the highest risk cyber offenders

Find out about the law online, cyber security careers and contact the team

Latest News

To read about our most recent operations and news stories click the headlines below or visit our

Final member of drug dealing gang jailed

The final member of a drugs gang has been sentenced to seven years imprisonment today (28/5) following an investigation by the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU). Benjamin Kirby, aged 30, of Sutton Field in Whitehill, Hampshire, had previously been found guilty of Conspiracy to Supply Class A drugs (cocaine), following a trial...

Leader of people smuggling gang jailed

The leader of a people smuggling gang bringing illegal migrants into the UK on a dinghy has been jailed following his extradition. Vladimir Bardoshi 36, from Albania, was the third member of the group to be convicted after he was handed a nine-year prison sentence at Canterbury Crown Court on Tuesday (19/5). A South...

Police issue cyber advice to businesses as Surrey man sentenced

A specialist policing unit has issued cyber security advice aimed at businesses, after a man from Surrey was sentenced for his involvement in setting up a website that allowed customers to anonymously attack other websites. The South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU) has issued the guidance following the conviction of 20-year-old Joseph Connolly,...

South East Region - Police Services

SEROCU provide specialist and niche capabilities to these Police Services
To report an incident in your area contact the relevant Police Service using the links provided or call 101
SEROCU do not take reports directly from the public

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