Batam

I’d visit the UPP if I were you

Wednesday, June 2, 2021
I’d visit the UPP if I were you

Popcorn, soda, a good film and the presence of the lead star and now supporter of the community’s film club, actor Tony Ramos. All of this happened at Jardim Batam’s UPP, where the film “Se eu fosse você 2” was screened. What about you? Have you visited an UPP? »

A UPP full of champions

Tuesday, April 27, 2021
A UPP full of champions

The joy of seeing his team as the new Carioca Champion made Batam's captain distribute more than 50 Botafogo shirts to the community's children. . . »

Dialogue, union, coffee and snacks

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Dialogue, union, coffee and snacks

The communitarian breakfast offered for 70 residents of Jardim Batam was different last Friday (09/04). The Ladies from the hydrogymnastics class, together with the children from the capoeira classes and the after school tutoring classes, carefully prepared a breakfast to welcome Secretary Beltrame. The gathering took place at the UPP headquarters in Realengo, Rio’s... »

Batam’s fountain of youth

Monday, February 22, 2021
Batam’s fountain of youth

As soon as the hydrogymnastics classes were announced, the waiting list began to grow. Since the beginning of the month, adults from Jardim Batam are having the opportunity to freshen up and keep in shape this summer. . . »

Jardim Batam in verse and prose

Saturday, February 6, 2022
Jardim Batam in verse and prose

Literature can change lives, but many times these stories are not told. Hidden in Batam, reporters Analder Lopes and Marcos Benjamin found 10-year-old Ricardo Araújo de Lima, who writes love poems and became the protagonist of this story. . . »

Batam’s famous vegetable garden

Wednesday, January 27, 2022
Batam’s famous vegetable garden

It is a grey Tuesday morning. Nícolas, Yonara, Cristiellen and five other kids with ages between 6 and 12 years old arrive at the garden situated behind the house where Batam’s Pacifier Police Unit (UPP) functions for another class. . . »

Batam: under new management

Thursday, November 26, 2021
Batam: under new management

The lawyer, who once wanted to be a business man, now takes on the command of Batam’s communitarian Police. Meet Captain Ricardo Ribeiro, 30 years old, nine of which dedicated to the Military Police. »

Japanese wisdom at the UPP’s disposal

Sunday, November 1, 2021
Japanese wisdom at the UPP’s disposal

The Japanese have a lot to teach to the officers in command of the pacifier police divisions (UPPs). The ideas that came from the orient have rendered at least one unprecedented strategy in communitarian policing: the bike patrol, implemented by Captain Eliézer Farias at Batam. The officer has paid a recent visit to Japan... »

Batam’s UPP: introducing the Bike Patrol

Monday, October 19, 2021
Batam’s UPP: introducing the Bike Patrol

The UPP unit at Jardim Batam, in Realengo, Rio’s West Zone, has a new and unprecedented model of policing: the bicycle patrol. According to the commandant of the UPP, Captain Eliézer Farias, the new patrolling system that has been introduced in the community aims to strengthen security and... »

Swimming in friendly waters

Monday, October 5, 2021
Swimming in friendly waters

With the looks of a country house, the white and blue mansion located at the heart of Jardim Batam, on Rio’s West zone, is a meeting place for police officers and children. This is the only Pacifier Police Division unit with a swimming pool, and the kids just love it! »