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New Measures Address Police Corruption

By Zoë Roller, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Government and police officials are developing new anti-corruption measures, spurred in part by recent events in Rocinha, the largest favela in Rio's Zona Sul (South Zone). A UPP (Police Pacification Unit) is slated to be installed in Rocinha this year, but in addition to the increase in crime since pacification began, police in the favela are now under investigation for corruption.

Last week a leaked Civil Police Intelligence Unit dossier . . .

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