Federal Government Delivered this Year R$319 Million in Security Equipment to Rio

The total budget for federal intervention in Rio de Janeiro's public security was R$1.2 billion in 2018.

By Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Federal Intervention Office has invested around R$319 (US$79) million in the purchase of equipment for the police, firefighters and penitentiary operatives of Rio de Janeiro up to April of this year.

The federal intervention decree, which passed the management of public security in the state of Rio de Janeiro to the Union, was in force from February to December of last year. However, equipment deliveries will continue for the coming months.

According to information provided by the cabinet, the figure refers to equipment and services already delivered to the security . . .

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