A police officer arrests a suspected drug dealer after a shootout during a police operation at Pavao-Pavaozinho slum in Rio de Janeiro on Monday. Photo: Reuters A police officer arrests a suspected drug dealer after a shootout during a police operation at Pavao-Pavaozinho slum in Rio de Janeiro on Monday. Photo: Reuters
A police officer arrests a suspected drug dealer after a shootout during a police operation at Pavao-Pavaozinho slum in Rio de Janeiro on Monday. Photo: Reuters

Rio de Janeiro’s top cop resigns as gunfights rage between police and favela drug gangs

A police officer arrests a suspected drug dealer after a shootout during a police operation at Pavao-Pavaozinho slum in Rio de Janeiro on Monday. Photo: Reuters A police officer arrests a suspected drug dealer after a shootout during a police operation at Pavao-Pavaozinho slum in Rio de Janeiro on Monday. Photo: Reuters
A police officer arrests a suspected drug dealer after a shootout during a police operation at Pavao-Pavaozinho slum in Rio de Janeiro on Monday. Photo: Reuters
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