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Encyclopedia > Brazilian Civil Police

In Brazil, the Civil Police (Portuguese: Polícia Civil) is the name of the investigative state police forces. Each of the states of Brazil has its own "Civil Police Department", which carries out detective work, forensics and criminal investigation, acting as a state bureau of investigation, while the "Military Police" carries out preventive police duties. State police are a type of sub-national territorial police force, particularly in the United States. ... It has been suggested that List of the states of Brazil by area, List of the states of Brazil by population, List of the states of Brazil by population density, List of Brazilian states by GDP, List of the states of Brazil by GDP per capita, List of the states... A State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) is a state-level detective agency in the United States of America, which is the states equivalent to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. ... A group of Polícia Militar troops from São Paulo In Brazil, the Military Police (Portuguese: Polícia Militar, or PM) is the name of the preventive state police forces in Brazil. ...


See also

In Brazil there are two or three levels of policing: the Brazilian Federal Police, the Brazilian Federal Highway Police and state police operate everywhere, and 147 cities also have City Guards. ... The Polícia Federal or Departamento de Polícia Federal or the Brazilian Federal Police is the police of the federal government of Brazil, whose main assignments are: the investigations of crimes against the Federal Government or its organs and companies, the combat of international drug trafficking, and immigration and... It has been suggested that Gendarmerie be merged into this article or section. ... Military branches: Brazilian Army, Brazilian Navy (includes naval air and marines), Brazilian Air Force, Federal Police (paramilitary) Military manpower - military age: 18 years of age (compulsory) Military manpower - availability: males age 15-49: 47,732,285 (2000 est. ... A group of Polícia Militar troops from São Paulo In Brazil, the Military Police (Portuguese: Polícia Militar, or PM) is the name of the preventive state police forces in Brazil. ...

External links

  • Brazilian Federal Police Official web site, in Portuguese
  • Military Police of Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil Official web site, in Portuguese
  • Civil Police of Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil Official web site, in Portuguese

 
 

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