Brazil Close Protection
Increasing the operational footprint of CTR Secure Services in order to deliver Brazil Close Protection task in Rio de Janeiro througout February 2018, cementing the reputation of the company as a global provider of specialist security services.
Operating throughout Rio de Janeiro, CTR Close protection officers planned, assessed and implemented CP services for multiple clients visiting on business duties. Through a knowledge of the area due to local security trained personnel and the experience of officers and managers alike, CTR ensured each aspect of the trip was planned and co-ordinated and that a safe working environment was created throughout the stay.
Having an operational footprint in Brazil is a vital service for much of our client base, offering an array of security based solutions from consultancy through to physical based security.
Having a population exceeding 13 million and with a growth rate pushing the population to above 14 million by 2030, then Rio itself is a densely populated area and as with many cities of similar size then such a dense urban environment can be a breeding ground for criminal activity.
The state of Rio de Janeiro has suffered from rising crime levels, in particular crimes such as intentional homicides, vehicle theft, assault and other theft. From 2016 to 2017, there was a 96.7% increase in homicides from 2016 to 2017 as reported by the Institute of Public Security. Typical crimes that can be seen day to day can include theft from motor vehicles held in traffic jams, where gangs of males go from car to car demanding money and valuables. Gang related deaths are common and this is why it is important to ensure that if visitng the state of Rio de Janeiro or other areas to adhere to safety recommendations either provided by your own embassy or via other sources.
Contact a member of our team if you require general safety advice concerning Brazil or are planning an upcoming business trip to the country.