RealNews

In violent Rio, it’s police vs. the masses – both sides lose lives in vicious battles

More than two policemen are killed each week on average in the state of Rio de Janeiro, violence so common that cops have their blood type stitched into their uniform name tags.But don’t expect their plight to draw much sympathy here. Rio’s cops have long been considered under-trained, trigger happy and easy to bribe. Now their reputation has hit a new low after rampaging policemen massacred 30 slum-dwelling bystanders on March 30.Full Story

OODA Analyst

OODA Analyst

OODA is comprised of a unique team of international experts capable of providing advanced intelligence and analysis, strategy and planning support, risk and threat management, training, decision support, crisis response, and security services to global corporations and governments.