Fighting crime in Brazil's slums

Police try new approaches in fighting crime as lawlessness dominates presidential poll.


    Voters in Brazil will head to the polls to elect a new president on Sunday. 

    Whoever wins will face the challenge of confronting crime in Brazil's major cities.

    From Rio de Janeiro, Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo reports on how the police and private companies are working together to make the city's streets safer.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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