Tag: Shootout

By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This morning, Tuesday, October 31st, Rio's Civil Police announced a large patrol operation of the Tabajaras favela community, in Copacabana. According to authorities, the action was in response to the...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A military police officer was killed during an Operação Lei Seca (Operation Dry Law) drunk driving blitz checkpoint in the Baixada Fluminense last night (April 4th) at around 10:30 PM....
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A Pacifying Police Unit (UPP) Captain is dead after being shot on Thursday, September 11th during a confrontation between police and drug-trafficking suspects in Complexo do Alemão, one of...

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