Our Vision

The SW ROCU supports the delivery of the National Policing Vision - a vision owned by the police service as a whole, and setting out what policing will look like in 2016 and beyond.

Our Mission

The mission of policing is to prevent crime and protect the public. The SWROCU supports this mission and undertakes it in accordance with the policing principles and standards of professional behaviour set out within the Code of Ethics (link at bottom of page).

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Latest News

Intelligence Researcher – South West Regional Cyber Crime Unit

Mon 05th, Dec

The Regional Organised Crime Unit (ROCU-Zephyr) was established in September 2010 to disrupt, dismantle and destroy serious and organised crime across the South West of England.

CSE Blog

Mon 07th, Nov

Larisa Hunt's latest blog!

Bristol-based crime group jailed for total of 106 years following drug operation by Zephyr

Thu 03rd, Nov

Members of an organised crime group, involved in the supply of drugs with a street value of more than £350,000 have been jailed for a total of 106 years.

International action against organised crime group involved in trafficking offences in SW

Fri 26th, Aug

Sixteen people have been detained in Romania, following a joint agency operation involving Zephyr, the South West Regional Organised Crime Unit (ROCU).

Government Urges People in Avon and Somerset to Make #QuickUpdates to Secure Against Cyberattacks

Tue 26th, Jul

Over 6 million fraud and cybercrime offences were committed last year (according to ONS figures).

Mission Areas

The areas highlighted in below indicate the places where Zephyr investigations have impacted. To read more simply click on the highlighted area to view the operations.
Northumbria PoliceCumbria ConstabularyDurham ConstabularyHumberside PoliceWest Yorkshire PoliceNorth Yorkshire PoliceCleveland PoliceSouth Yorkshire PoliceLancashire ConstabularyGreater Manchester PoliceCheshire ConstabularyMerseyside PoliceWest Mercia PoliceStaffordshire PoliceDerbyshire ConstabularyLincolnshire PoliceNottinghamshire PoliceCambridgeshire ConstabularyLeicestershire ConstabularyWest Midlands PoliceWarwickshire PoliceNorthamptonshire PoliceBedfordshire PoliceSuffolk ConstabularyNorfolk ConstabularyEssex PoliceHertfordshire ConstabularySussex PoliceKent PoliceSurrey PoliceMetropolitan PoliceThames Valley PoliceGloucestershire ConstabularyWiltshire PoliceHampshire ConstabularyHampshire ConstabularyDorset PoliceAvon and Somerset ConstabularyDevon and Cornwall PoliceDyfed-Powys Police (Heddlu Dyfed Powys)South Wales Police (Heddlu De Cymru)Gwent Police (Heddlu Gwent)North Wales Police (Heddlu Gogledd Cymru)ScotlandEireNorthern IrelandInternational

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