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Topic - Pacifying Police Unit

The Pacifying Police Unit (, also translated as Police Pacification Unit), abbreviated UPP, is a law enforcement program in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, which aims at reclaiming territories, more commonly favelas, controlled by gangs of drug dealers or private militias. The program was implemented by and is associated with governor Sérgio Cabral Filho and state Security Secretary José Mariano Beltrame. - Source: Wikipedia

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