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...



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


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


Trust, commitment and respect.

Our Mission


Firearms Recovered


Stolen property and cash


Confiscation Orders


Years Imprisoned


Drugs Recovered


Criminals arrested


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.

Sun 04th, Oct

£25m Of Drugs Stashed In Freezer: Four Charged following TITAN strike.

Four men from Merseyside are charged with conspiracy to supply Class A and B drugs and will appear before magistrates on Monday.

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.


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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