Brazilian police brace for crowd control during World Cup

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Street protests were a daily routine in Brazil a year ago. And, there is concern that larger demonstrations could disrupt this year’s World Cup. Brazilian authorities see crowd-control as one of their key tasks for the upcoming tournament.

CCTV’S Paulo Cabral reports on how the police in the historic city of Fortaleza are preparing for the event.

Brazil police brace up for crowd control during world cup

Brazil police brace up for crowd control during world cup

Street protests were a daily routine in Brazil a year ago. And, there is concern that larger demonstrations could disrupt this year's World Cup. Brazilian authorities see crowd-control as one of their key tasks for the upcoming tournament. CCTV'S Paulo Cabral reports on how the police in the historic city of Fortaleza are preparing for the event.

To discuss security arrangements in Brazil for the upcoming World Cup, CCTV’s Susan Roberts interviews Douglas Smith, Executive Vice President of MWW Public Affairs. Smith also served as former Assistant Secretary at the Department of Homeland Security.

Douglas Smith on World cup security

Douglas Smith on World cup security

CCTV's Susan Roberts interviews Douglas Smith, Executive Vice President of MWW Public Affairs, and is a former Assistant Secretary at the Department of Homeland Security, on the security arrangements in Brazil for the upcoming world cup.