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Jamaica,Brazil

7 May 2008

Jamaica Gleaner

A multidimensional strategy including a strong emphasis on improved police-community relations has been credited for Brazil's success in curbing crime in its second largest city. The anti-crime push — which is also hinged on rehabilitating troubled youths and seizing guns from the streets — has been critical to Cesar Rubem battling lawlessness in his native Rio de Janeiro. "Our work has tried to look at these three components — working with young people, gun... (GunPolicy.org)

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