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Special Police Operations Battalion ( Batalhão de Operações Policiais Especiais, commonly known as BOPE), a special forces unit of the Military Police of Rio de Janeiro State in action at Favela do Caju - due to the nature of crime in favelas, BOPE units have extensive experience in urban warfare as well as progression in confined and restricted environments. It also utilizes equipment deemed more powerful than traditional civilian law enforcement.