Elite da Tropa
Luiz Eduardo Soares
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Elite da Tropa is a Brazilian book written by the ex-police officers André Batista and Rodrigo Pimentel together with Luiz Eduardo Soares. It was first published in 2006. The book originated the film Elite Squad.
Based on real facts, this book recounts stories about the Batalhão de Operações Policiais Especiais (BOPE), considered an elite squad in Rio de Janeiro's Military Police. The book depicts the officers from BOPE as an endemically corrupt and extremely violent troop.
- "IPS – BRAZIL: Book Takes Dark Journey into World of Police Corruption | Inter Press Service". Ipsnews.net. 2006-07-27. Retrieved 2013-11-17.
- Brazil Today: An Encyclopedia of Life in the Republic: An Encyclopedia of ... - John J. Crocitti, Monique Vallance - Google Books. Books.google.co.uk. 2011-12-31. Retrieved 2013-11-17.
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