Responding to Gangs in Brazil's Two Largest Cities
Oct 23, 2019 | 10:00 GMT
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- Brazil's largest and most violent gang, First Capital Command, rules the criminal landscape in Sao Paulo, Brazil's most populous city.
- The Red Command is its main rival, and it dominates the slums of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil's second-largest city.
- Building a state response will require careful analysis and will need to start with intelligence-led policing.