Tabajaras | Cabritos

The communities of Tabajaras and Cabritos, where an estimated number of five thousand people live, received a Pacifier Police Unit on January 14th 2010. Captain Rosana Alves – who has been on the Military Police for 12 years – commands the 120 officers who work today at the unit. Rosana is the second woman to get the command of an UPP.

The communities, located at the district of Copacabana, in Rio’s South Zone, house the 6th UPP implemented in the state.

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Picture by Priscila Marotti