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Brazil’s largest city replaces all chiefs of police to contain an escalating wave of killings

Monday, November 26th 2012 - 23:32 UTC
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The chiefs of police in Sao Paulo were replaced on Monday as Brazil's largest city emerged from a bloody weekend and authorities struggled to contain a wave of violence that has doubled the murder rate in recent months. Read full article


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  • ChrisR

    The authorities do not need to move the convicted PCC criminals out of the region, they need to execute them and all the other people caught with firearms in the street, especially on motos.

    That would get rid of quite a lot of the main characters and then do the same with the lower orders of the PCC.

    Pissing about NEVER works with these sorts of criminals, they respect only strong actions and will never give in to the wishy-washy attempts that have been tried so far.

    Brasil needs to remove the mass body of the law if necessary to achieve a result.

    Nov 27th, 2012 - 04:15 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • British_Kirchnerist

    Hopefully a step in the right direction

    Nov 27th, 2012 - 09:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Ken Ridge

    “ put more officers in the streets of Sao Paulo and investigate every murder.”

    Ouch, so this must mean many are just overlooked or swept aside, and Guzz- titti boy say the UK/US is crime ridden.

    A total of 982 homicides in nine months in one city, we would be at war to accumulate such figures.

    Nov 28th, 2012 - 05:46 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    @2 BSK

    Glad you agree with me for once.

    Nov 28th, 2012 - 08:05 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Drew Puli Wolf

    Ken Ridge Sao Paulo has a population of 18 million, Chicago USA has 2 million people with 436 homicides as of Oct 29. That's half the number of murders with only one nineth the population.

    Nov 28th, 2012 - 09:14 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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