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 sentenced for a child sexual offence – Hampshire

A man has been sentenced to four years and six months’ imprisonment for arranging to commit a child sexual offence against an 11-year-old girl.  Following an investigation by officers from the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU), Gordon Welch, of Sheffield Road, Portsmouth, was sentenced at Southampton Crown Court on Monday (28/11). Welch...

Four arrested in South East as part of international fraud operation

Specialist officers from the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU) have made four arrests as part of the international fraud investigation, Operation Elaborate.  SEROCU officers recently conducted two separate early morning warrants in Sussex and Surrey.   A 49-year-old woman and a 20-year-old man both from Worthing, were arrested on suspicion of fraud...

Three arrested on suspicion of drugs offences

A man and a woman have been arrested on suspicion of being concerned in supplying Class B drugs and conspiracy to convey drugs into prison. The arrests have been made as part of an investigation led by officers from the South East Regional Organised Crime Multi Agency Response to SOC team. A 53-year-old woman...

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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