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Tag: Policia Militar

Opinion, by Michael RoysterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Last week’s first (figurative) news bomb was the fatal shooting of a Spanish tourist who was about to exit Rocinha, Rio’s largest favela. The tourist was in a vehicle driven by...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Military Police of the State of Rio de Janeiro is developing a strategy to boost its presence on the social media. Approved in February this year, the plan aims...
By Alfred Rinaldi, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Military police in Rio were placed under investigation on Wednesday by the civil police for the suspected execution-style killing of six men last Tuesday, February 4th, in a favela in...
By William Jones, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Christmas morning in the pacified favela community of Rocinha was marred by confrontations between police and suspected drug traffickers which resulted in two casualties and a UPP (Police Pacification...
By Leo Byrne, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The number of police on duty during Carnival has been stepped up this year to 14,454 in order to help ensure the safety of partygoers. The figure marks an...
By Andrew Willis, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Roughly 30,000 additional Polícia Militar (PMs, or military police) were deployed across Rio state prior to the elections on Sunday, in addition to around 6,500 Brazilian Army forces deployed...
By Julia Averbuck, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A study released by the Laboratório de Análise de Violência (Laboratory for the Analysis of Violence) at UERJ (University of the State of Rio de Janeiro) found that the inauguration...
By Julia Averbuck, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On the night of Thursday, September 13th, military policeman Diego Bruno Barbosa Henriques was shot and killed in Rocinha while doing his rounds on foot. In a rash of violence...
By Julia Averbuck, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After announcing the exoneration of the head of the UPP (Policy Pacifying Unit) in Morro da Providência, Captain Glauco Schorcht, the command at the Polícia Militar (Military Police, PM) decided...

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