Study Claims Discontent Among UPP

By Felipe Araujo, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A recent study conducted by Cândido Mendes University in Rio de Janeiro indicated that a large number of officers in the Police Pacifying Unit (UPP), which has been the foundation to a program of law enforcement inside the city's favelas, are unhappy with their work and, according to the study, still "don't wear the shirt."

Of the 349 officers interviewed, only forty percent described themselves as satisfied with their work, while many Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?