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South West Complex Casework Unit (CCU)

The South West Complex Casework Unit (CCU) is based in Bristol and Exeter and works with the three police forces covered by our Area; Avon and Somerset, Devon and Cornwall, Gloucestershire and the Regional Organised Crime Unit (ZEPHUR), to prosecute organised crime and some of the most sensitive and complex cases in the South West of England.

In particular, CCU handles prosecutions of:

  • Complex and sensitive murder cases, including cold case murders
  • Human trafficking and modern slavery involving organised crime
  • Gross negligence manslaughter
  • Serious drug offences, involving large scale importation, manufacture or supply of controlled drugs