Rio Increases Security Ahead Of Country Hosting World Cup : News Photo

Rio Increases Security Ahead Of Country Hosting World Cup

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JUNE 03: A Civil Police helicopter patrols over the Pavao-Pavaozinho pacified community, or 'favela', on June 3, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rio is stepping up security operations ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Ahead of the World Cup, some of Rio's pacified favelas have seen an increase in violence, including a number of shootings in Pavao-Pavaozinho. Around 10,000 people live in the Cantagalo and Pavao-Pavaozinho communities with a total of around 1.6 million Rio residents residing in shantytowns, many of which are controlled by drug traffickers. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JUNE 03: A Civil Police helicopter patrols over the Pavao-Pavaozinho pacified community, or 'favela', on June 3, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rio is stepping up security operations ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Ahead of the World Cup, some of Rio's pacified favelas have seen an increase in violence, including a number of shootings in Pavao-Pavaozinho. Around 10,000 people live in the Cantagalo and Pavao-Pavaozinho communities with a total of around 1.6 million Rio residents residing in shantytowns, many of which are controlled by drug traffickers. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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Civil Police helicopter patrols over the PavaoPavaozinho pacified... News Photo 495428795Bestof,Bestpix,Brazil,Community,Crime,Favela,Helicopter,Horizontal,Justice,Law,Officer,Rio de Janeiro,Topics,TopixPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2014 Getty ImagesRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JUNE 03: A Civil Police helicopter patrols over the Pavao-Pavaozinho pacified community, or 'favela', on June 3, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rio is stepping up security operations ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Ahead of the World Cup, some of Rio's pacified favelas have seen an increase in violence, including a number of shootings in Pavao-Pavaozinho. Around 10,000 people live in the Cantagalo and Pavao-Pavaozinho communities with a total of around 1.6 million Rio residents residing in shantytowns, many of which are controlled by drug traffickers. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)