A Rio de Janeiro policeman takes cover under attack from drug dealers in the violent suburb of Complexo do Alemão.
A Rio de Janeiro policeman takes cover under attack from drug dealers in the violent suburb of Complexo do Alemão. André Vieira / MCT
A Rio de Janeiro policeman takes cover under attack from drug dealers in the violent suburb of Complexo do Alemão. André Vieira / MCT

Are Rio's police public enemy No. 1?

December 05, 2007 06:00 AM

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