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 [April 2017 - March 2018]


Criminal Disruptions


Criminals Arrested


Criminals Charged

11.5 kilos

Drugs Seized

150 years

Years Sentenced

9.44 £million

Confiscation orders
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SCAM Alert Vishing Fraud

Fri 13th, Apr

NERSOU is currently investigating a Fraud Vishing Scam and has produced a flyer to warn members of the public regarding this scam

Cyber Workshop

Sat 24th, Mar

Hackers as young as 12 have been summoned to a pioneering cyber boot camp to ensure they end up on the right side of the law.

Operation New York Result

Fri 02nd, Mar

On Friday 2nd March TWALHA appeared be for Teesside Crown Court where he pleaded guilty to offence of being Concerned in Supplying a Class A Controlled Drug to another.

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