Title

Breaking Out: Brazil's First Capital Command and the Emerging Prison-Based Threat

Date of Publication

2020 12:00 AM

Security Theme

Transnational Organized Crime

Keywords

srhreports, transnationalorganizedcrime, country-brazil, PCC, Primeiro Comando da Capital, First Capital Command, gangs, criminal organization, transnational criminal organization, drug trade, criminal activity, gang violence, prison gangs, drug trafficking, weapons trafficking, violence, Sao Paulo

Description

This report examines PCC activities both in and outside of prison in Brazil and details group tactics. In addition, this report highlights PCC's role in drug trafficking, alliances with other organizations, and transnational criminal activities while discussing how Brazilian prison systems may be making the problem worse.

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Breaking Out: Brazil's First Capital Command and the Emerging Prison-Based Threat

This report examines PCC activities both in and outside of prison in Brazil and details group tactics. In addition, this report highlights PCC's role in drug trafficking, alliances with other organizations, and transnational criminal activities while discussing how Brazilian prison systems may be making the problem worse.