Yorkshire and the Humber
Regional Organised Crime Unit

Our Vision

To work with partners in law-enforcement to create a world-class response to serious and organised crime in the Yorkshire & Humber region.

Our Mission

To provide a specialist law-enforcement capability for the Yorkshire & Humber region to relentlessly pursue and disrupt those who break the law, protect our communities from crime, prevent people engaging in crime and to minimise the impact of crime on our regional communities.

Our Values

Integrity, Fairness, Respect.

Mission Progress (since 01/01/2015)


Firearms Recovered


Cash Forfeitures


Confiscation Orders


Years Imprisoned

260 kgs

Drugs Recovered


Criminals Arrested

Areas of Operation

The highlighted areas indicate where the Yorkshire & Humber teams most notable operations have impacted on to date. Explore the map to find out more.
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

Latest News

NHS cyber attack

Mon 15th, May

Following the NHS cyber attack please see the advice for protecting yourself and your business.

Exhibitors Targeted By Online Criminals

Tue 26th, Apr

Officers from the Yorkshire and the Humber Regional Cyber Crime Unit have issued guidance to anyone who may have attended the Commercial Vehicle (CV) Show held in Birmingham this week.

Successful Conclusion To Major Fraud Investigation In Which The Elderly Were Targeted

Fri 15th, Apr

Six men were sentenced at Leeds Crown Court on 15th April 2016 in relation to a country-wide fraud in which mainly elderly victims were swindled out of thousands of pounds.

More Successful Results For The North East ACE Team

Thu 18th, Feb

The North East ACE (Asset Confiscation Enforcement) Team achieve three more significant disruptions against criminals in the Yorkshire and Humber region trying to hide their assets from authorities.

Twin Brothers Convicted Of Property Fraud To Pay Back £300,000 To Victims

Tue 08th, Dec

55-year-olds, Paul Aspden of Lytham St Annes and his twin brother Peter Aspden of Millport, Isle of Cumbrae, appeared at Leeds Crown Court on 8th December 2015 where a Proceeds of Crime Confiscation Order was made against them.

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