Cidade de Deus

Romeu is back at Cidade de Deus

Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Romeu is back at Cidade de Deus

After a year apart, Cidade de Deus is welcoming back commander Felipe Romeu. Responsible for the implementation of the community’s UPP, on February 2009, the Major is now back to continue the pacification process. . . »

New structure at Cidade de Deus

Monday, January 31, 2022

The Pacifying Police Unit (UPP) located at Cidade de Deus will be divided into three. This new division, which will take into consideration the social and geographic differences perceived inside the community,. . . »

After the police, an invasion of public services

Friday, April 30, 2021
After the police, an invasion of public services

Last Thursday morning Rio’s security secretary, José Mariano Beltrame, supervised the beginning of the works that will be carried out by the municipal department of conservation and public services (Seconserva) at Cidade de Deus, in the city’s west zone… »

The Captain has a Jiu-Jitsu blue belt

Wednesday, January 6, 2022
The Captain has a Jiu-Jitsu blue belt

It was evening. The warm summer wind was blowing and the heat was strong. Leaning on the Pacifier Police Division door at Cidade de Deus, the new commandant of the unit, Captain Sidnei Pazini , was wearing a black kimono and dripping sweat from his forehead. His blue belt is the same color of... »

Residents can already see the difference

Friday, December 18, 2021
Residents can already see the difference

News Digithal (digithal.blogspot.com), owned by journalist Fernando Rosenthal, resident of Pechincha, praised the operation and the changes undergone by the region since the implementation of the Pacifier Police Division... »

Clear roads for Cidade de Deus

Friday, November 20, 2021
Clear roads for Cidade de Deus

Un-dent, smoothens, paint. Un-dent, smoothens, paint. Take the carcass off, assemble it again. . Up, up, up. Out with the tires, in with the tires. The strong odour of paint is everywhere and the droplets seem to stick to the clothes. An electric arc is on. This year spring has arrived with a... »

The city of kites

Friday, September 18, 2021
The city of kites

A children’s toy made out of thin paper and bamboo sticks used by the Pacifier Police Division (UPP) in interventions at Cidade de Deus has been transforming the community’s attitude towards police officers. »