North West Regional Organised Crime Unit
 
  • Operation Maple

    The largest legal high investigation in the UK

  • Operation Binbrook

    An investigation that recovered £1.2 million in cash, drugs and a sawn off shotgun.

  • OP Redbank

    Gang sentenced to 247 years imprisonment for supplying half a tonne of cocaine

  • Operation Redstart

    102 years imprisonment for -Guns, drugs and £50 million money laundering gang. Read more...

  • Operation Blenheim

    297 years for ringleaders of £100 million drug trafficking gang.

  • Most wanted captured

    Joint operation between Titan, SOCA and Spanish authorities leads to arrest of Andrew Moran, one of the UK's most wanted fugitives.

  • Operation Smolan

    Two receive life imprisonment for their part in smuggling guns into the North West. Read more...

 

OUR VISION

To protect the communities within the North West from serious and organised crime.

OUR MISSION

To identify, disrupt and dismantle organised crime groups causing the most harm to the North West.

OUR VALUES

Trust, commitment and respect.

Our Mission

00037

Firearms Recovered

£13,057,938

Stolen property and cash

£46,777,211

Confiscation Orders

2048

Years Imprisoned

£63,297,898

Drugs Recovered

00520

Criminals arrested

Operations

Behind Bars

Click here to see a gallery of all the criminals that have been captured and imprisoned by Titan.

Latest News

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

Fri 17th, Jul

Titan use new laws to seize high value goods

Titan have used new and improved powers to seize high-value goods from out of the hands of suspected criminals during dawn raids across the North-west yesterday morning.

Tue 30th, Jun

Eight men charged with massive £8 million drugs conspiracy

Officers from the North West Regional Crime Unit, TITAN, working with officers from the National Crime Agency (NCA), have arrested and charged eight men in connection with a huge heroin conspiracy.

Tue 30th, Jun

TITAN passes 2000 years imprisonment

after former businesswoman Paula White from Manchester was jailed for nine years for running a website selling legal highs.

Fri 26th, Jun

Fugitive back in the UK to face criminal charges

Fugitive Glenn Madden flew back into the UK last night to face criminal charges

CRIME AREAS

The areas highlighted in yellow indicate the places where Titan investigations have impacted. To read more simply click on the highlighted area to view the operations.

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