The head of Brazil’s police union has raised concerns regarding the security plan for the Olympic Games starting later this week.

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From Bloomberg

Brazil Police Union Critical of Rio Olympic Games Security Plan

The head of the union, Luis Boudens, went public with his concerns ahead of the Aug. 5 opening ceremony in a report to Justice Minister Alexandre De Moraes. According to Boudens, the company selected by the Games’ organizing committee to be in charge of security screening isn’t registered with federal police, and so shouldn’t be allowed to participate, and only three airports in Brazil have proper screening systems in place.

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