North East Regional Special Operations Unit

Our Vision

The identification and relentless disruption of Organised Crime Groups harming North East Communities

Our Mission

To protect the communities of Cleveland, Durham and Northumbria from Serious and Organised Crime

Our Values

To pursue criminals lawfully and relentlessly in accordance with the police code of ethics

our mission [October 2017 - September 2018]


Criminal Disruptions


Criminals Arrested


Criminals Charged

204.85 kilos

Drugs Seized

211 years

Years Sentenced


Confiscation Orders Granted


Adults Safeguarded


Children Safeguarded
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OP Repulse - Fraud Investigation

Mon 22nd, Oct

A FRAUDSTER whose crimes reached as far as the Middle East has been jailed for 8 years.

Operation Matterhorn

Tue 09th, Oct

Sentencing of Paul LUDGATE

Operation Stevenstone - Newcastle Crown Court

Fri 24th, Aug

Operation Stevenstone was a Pro-active investigation into the large scale supply and distribution of Controlled Drugs in the North East of England.

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