Brazil Creates Single System of Public Security to Fight Crime

Brazilian sports clubs are not happy, since the money now to be directed to the SUSP will be taken out of revenues given to sports clubs around the country for the development of athletes.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – President Temer sanctioned on Monday (June 11th) the creation of Sistema Unico de Segurança Publica (Single System of Public Safety), or the SUSP. The objective is to integrate Brazil's public security agencies, such as federal and state police, secretariats and city guards, and create a national security database.

"Today we take a very important step to render more peace to Brazilians,” said President Temer during the ceremony to create the entity.

According to officials, the new agency will be funded from revenues collected from state-run lotteries, which . . .

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