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Police shuffle: upshot for Rio

Part of a power struggle? There’s consensus in Rio de Janeiro that police corruption and criminality must be reduced. What we don’t know is if it’s possible to achieve this to a significant degree, in an environment where politicians tomam posse (take … Continue reading

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Rio de Janeiro ganha novo chefe de polícia

For Rio gets a new police chief, click here   [ATUALIZAÇÃO: De acordo com uma blogueira com bom acesso  aos acontecimentos policiais, o novo chefe da Polícia Militar, coronel Erir Ribeiro da Costa Filho, acabou de nomear o coronel Rogério … Continue reading

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Rio gets a new police chief

[UPDATE: New police chief Colonel Erir Ribeiro da Costa Filho has reportedly named Colonel Rogério Seabra, head of the military police personnel division, to replace Colonel Robson Rodrigues as commander of the Police Pacification Program. Sources say Colonel Mário Sérgio Duarte’s exit … Continue reading

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Crime is down in Rio state, to record lows

Rio state’s 1991 is New York City’s 1963 State Public Safety Secretary José Mariano Beltrame announced yesterday that Rio de Janeiro state’s 2010 homicides, robberies, car thefts and other crimes have hit startling lows— and in some cases set records for … Continue reading

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