Title

Brazilian criminal organizations as transnational violent non-state actors: a case study of the Primeiro Comando da Capital (PCC)

Date of Publication

1-1-2019 12:00 AM

Publication Date

June 15, 2019

Security Theme

Transnational Organized Crime

Keywords

srhreports, transnationalcrime, country-brazil, transnational crime, transnational organized crime, gangs, Brazil, PCC, First Command of the Capital, First Capital Command, Primeiro Comando da Capital, Taubate prison, non-state actor

Description

This article details the history and expansion of the Primeiro Comando da Capital (PCC/First Command of the Capital) in Brazil from its beginning in Tabuate Prison to its evolution to a transnational non-state violent actor.

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Brazilian criminal organizations as transnational violent non-state actors: a case study of the Primeiro Comando da Capital (PCC)

This article details the history and expansion of the Primeiro Comando da Capital (PCC/First Command of the Capital) in Brazil from its beginning in Tabuate Prison to its evolution to a transnational non-state violent actor.