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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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Secretary says police training is top priority

Para Beltrame sobre UPPs: capacitação é primordial, clique aqui And the process will continue Today State Public Safety Secretary José Mariano Beltrame, star of the Getúlio Vargas Foundation law school seminar UPP: a new public safety model?, organized with the Folha de … Continue reading

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Rio’s transformation: a new phase

Tricky moment Crimes targeted by the new public safety policy continue to drop. The number of police pacification units continues to grow, with the current eighteen expected to jump to 28 by October, when ten units will set up in … Continue reading

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A child teaches that Rio police must reduce violence

Eleven-year-old Juan Moraes Neves disappeared June 20 from the Danon favela in Nova Iguaçu. The four police officers reportedly linked to his disappearance are said to have been involved in 37 deaths of suspects in confrontation with the police, or … Continue reading

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Drug traffickers don’t get away, says Public Safety Secretary Beltrame

Beltrame’s first Twitterview, translated into English Leia aqui a entrevista do Secretário de Segurança Pública do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, José Mariano Beltrame, pelo Twitter, em português. 1) I’d like to know why the police haven’t been able to arrest … Continue reading

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What might be at the heart of the firemen’s strike in Rio

Good guys versus bad guys is never a useful way to think about current events Given Brazil’s authoritarian and aristocratic history, it’s likely that most Brazilians have been oppressed and victimized by their employers. It’s likely that most Brazilians think in … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about the relationship

Yes, there’s peace in the house. But where’s the attention, the commitment, where are the services? Dignity for citizens, says State Public Safety Secretary José Mariano Beltrame, is key– so he can get on with his work of modernizing the … Continue reading

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