By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Nine police officers that are part of the Grupo de Ações Táticas Especiais (GATE, or Special Tactical Action Group) of the 16th Military Police Battalion (Olaria) in Rio de Janeiro were arrested on Friday, June 9th, for associating with organized crime and drug trafficking.

The officers are accused of working for a faction of the Comando Vermelho (CV, or Red Command) to retake territory in the Cidade Alta of Cordovil, in . . .

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