Rocinha had been in the hands of drug dealers for over 30 years and was occupied without a single shot being fired, thanks to a long process of rethinking the strategies for fighting the well armed traffickers in the city.
Filmed and edited by Pedro Serra
Shot with Sony Z7
Watch other favela videos on my channel:
First day of the police occupation in Rocinha - vimeo.com/32125465
Police takes over Vila Cruzeiro - vimeo.com/17205359
Touring the favela on a Navy armored vehicle - vimeo.com/17399062
Police's elite squad searches a house in a favela - vimeo.com/17327197
Tourism in favela Santa Marta - vimeo.com/15828193
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