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ciudad y espacio público


Police violence in São Paulo / December 2017

The scenario of violence in Brazil is alarming. In 2016, 61,600 people died victim of homicide in Brazil. Inside a scenario of high violence it’s necessary to understand how the different types of violence occur. In a report published in 2015, Amnesty International affirmed that the rates of police-led killings in Brazil are the highest in the world. In this research, the city of Sao Paulo has been studied to determine which geospatial factors can be related to police violence.

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