Media playback is unsupported on your device

Could Rio slum get first police station?

6 August 2013 Last updated at 23:46 BST

After a major operation to clear out drug dealers, a Brazilian police force is now planning to set up the first permanent police station in one of Rio's largest slums.

It's part of a move to restore control in some of the city's most dangerous areas, ahead of next year's World Cup and the Olympics in 2016.

Jefferson Puff reports.

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.