Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Langeani, Bruno and Natália Pollachi. 2022 ‘Victim profile (Legal intervention).’ Less Guns, More Youth: Armed Violence, Police Violence and the Arms Trade in Brazil, p. 29. Cologny: Terre Des Hommes. 7 March
A high percentage of violent deaths in Brazil are the result of police interventions.
According to the 2020 Brazilian Public Security Yearbook, 6,375 people were killed by the police in 2019, representing 13 per cent of total deaths.