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

Man jailed for international cocaine importation plot 

A man convicted of involvement in a plot to import cocaine into the UK has been sentenced to eight years’ imprisonment.  Thomas Snell, aged 31, of no fixed abode, was sentenced today (9/6) at Southampton Crown Court.  Snell had pleaded guilty to conspiring to fraudulently avoid the prohibition on the importation of a controlled...

Two arrested for money laundering and controlling prostitution 

A man from Basingstoke and a woman from Isleworth were arrested today (26/5) in connection with an investigation into money laundering and controlling prostitution.  Officers from the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU) carried out warrants at properties in Basingstoke and London.  Two people were subsequently arrested and searches at these properties continue.  A...

Man convicted of multi-million pound cocaine conspiracy   

A man has been found guilty of a cocaine conspiracy involving vast quantities of the drug being imported into the United Kingdom.   Mark Hobbs, aged 52, of Monks Way Bournemouth, was today (24/5) found guilty of conspiring to supply a controlled drug of Class A following a seven-week trial at Guildford Crown Court.  Richard...

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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