TO REDUCE THE IMPACT AND INCREASE THE DISRUPTION OF SERIOUS AND ORGANISED CRIME ACROSS THE REGION AND BEYOND

Our Aim

To reduce the impact and increase the disruption of serious and organised crime with the West Midlands region and beyond.

Our Objectives

To target all ROCU resources against the greatest threat and risk. To influence forces and partners to target their resources against the same.

Our Values

To lead, support and co-ordinate the fight against crime across the West Midlands region.

Real Results

£140,070,435

Confiscation Orders

82

Years imprisoned

14

Criminals arrested
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Latest News

Read about the latest news stories and successes in the fight against organised crime

Warrants executed at multiple locations in connection with cash machine theft series - Oxfordshire

Mon 26th, Nov

A number of people have been arrested after Thames Valley Police conducted several warrants in connection with a series of ATM burglaries in Oxfordshire, supported by WMROCU.

Four men sentenced to prison following firearms investigation

Fri 20th, Jul

A joint investigation by the Regional Organised Crime Unit (ROCU), Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police has seen four men sentenced to nearly 75 years in prison for importing firearms into the country.

Workers safeguarded in food factory slavery operation

Wed 24th, May

ROCU West Midlands and West Midlands Police have safeguarded a group of workers suspected of being exploited for cheap labour at a Birmingham food processing plant − the latest operation in the force’s campaign to target gang masters and traffickers.

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