“Bolsonaro’s Pardon Is Incentive for Bad Police,” Says Officer

Leonel Radde says the decree sends a message of collusion with crime. The pardon allegedly violates the Constitution because it cannot be specific to a category of employees.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro signed on Monday, December 23rd, the Christmas pardon for public security agents who have (negligently and unintentionally) committed crimes  in the exercise of their duties or as a result of them.

The decree exempts state and civil police, firemen, correctional officers, and Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?