Police in Brazil Say Seventy Percent Have Had Colleagues Killed

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Recent and ongoing reports have illustrated the high number of people killed by police in Brazil, and the fact that many deaths go unreported as some states do not even keep a record. Another concern in the Brazilian security situation however is the high number of police that are killed, especially while off duty.

In 2014, on average six people died each day in Brazil through involvement of the military police, totaling in Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?