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Dreyfus, Pablo, and Marcelo de Sousa Nascimento. 2010 ‘Public Security Agencies and Criminal Justice.’ Small Arms in Brazil: Production, Trade, and Holdings; Special Report No. 11 (Table 2.23), p. 127. Geneva: Viva Rio, ISER, and the Small Arms Survey, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. 1 September

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Public Security Agencies and Criminal Justice
Table 2.23: Public security and criminal justice holdings

Small Arms / Firearm types:
Non-military police corps - civilian state police, federal police, and federal highway police: 193,700
State-level military police: 561,600
State-level fire departments: 4,100
National public security force: 10,800
Other (municipal guards and criminal justice): 33,000
Total: 803,200

Note: Figures have been rounded. Figures … are from primary or secondary sources; other figures are estimates;

Sources: Departamento da Polícia Federal (2005; 2006b; 2007); Abdala (2007)

ID: Q3380

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