Concern of Violence Drops in Rio: Daily

By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Violence is no longer among the major concerns experienced by Rio residents, a survey by O Globo newspaper has revealed. The report attributed the findings to the local government's successful policy of introducing UPPs (Police Pacification Units) and a reduction in the number of occasions armed police have discharged their firearms. 

The survey also showed that the number of stray bullets fired by police has dropped by 81 percent. According to data collected in four . . .

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