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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Although there have been reports of demonstrations in at least 27 military police battalions, policing in the state of Rio de Janeiro is deemed normal by security officials, with more than 95 percent of force working.

There had been widespread rumors and information on social media that the families of military police officers were going to promote massive protests in front of police stations and battalions.

The police strike was thought by some to be similar to what has happened in the state of Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?