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Conference Report: Violence and Policing in Latin American and U.S. Cities [April 2014]
The global cities of Latin America - Rio de Janeiro, Ciudad Juarez, Tijuana, Mexico City and Medellin - have become engines of economic growth.
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An Impact Evaluation of the Pacifying Police Units (UPPs)
BACKGROUNDSince 2008, Rio de Janeiro has implemented a new public security policy called the “Pacification”, a police strategy with full support from the Federal government that aims to improve the...
Community Perceptions of Public Security and Policing in Rio Favelas
BACKGROUNDIn attempts to complement the ongoing work on police use of violence and the pacification policy conducted by the Program on Poverty and Governance for the past three years (for this...
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