January 28, 2022

Take a walk through Brazil’s dangerous slums with the nation’s elite police force

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ByDavid Choi ¬†From Business Insider A BOPE (Special Police Operations Battalion) officer patrols on the rooftop of a school while on patrol at the Rocinha slum.Silvia Izquierdo/AP With the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro quickly approaching, Brazil expects over half a million foreign tourists. Given the crime rate in Rio, local officials have […]