Public safety in Volta Redonda is ensured by a wide array of departments and agencies and enhanced by more than 60 surveillance cameras.
The city is the headquarters for the 5th Police Command of the Area (5th CPC), which is the intermediate command of the military police in the south and south central portion of the state of Rio Janeiro. The unit in charge of the patrolling organization and mobilization in every city is the 28th Military Police Battalion 28th BPM.
Volta Redonda City Patrol supervises city traffic, school patrolling and the state of public security, including the state of the environment. It is still responsible for the command of the city civil defense. Its effective manpower is 200 guards and it maintains a fleet of new vehicles.
With its headquarters in the district, the Federal Police fight organized crime and provide passport service to the district and also the overall region.
The 93rd DP is in charge of judiciary police services, having jurisdiction over all the district of Volta Redonda, working with the Legal Police Station.
DEAM Departamento Especializado no atendimento da Mulher (Department Specializing in Womens Service) is in charge providing services to women, children and the elderly that suffer from any kind of neglect or abuse. It not only functions in Volta Redonda, but also in adjacent districts.
The 22nd Military Fire Brigade is subordinated to The Command of The Fire Brigade Area n° 3- South Region being responsible for the Civil Defense of Military Fire Brigade (CBMERJ).
This prison is located in the Southern Zone of the city, A Casa de Custódia (The House of Custody) Dr: Franz de Castro Holzwarth has the capacity to shelter 300 inmates awaiting judgment. Several educational and professional programs have been developed to facilitate rehabilitation and social reinsertion.
Volta Redonda was a pioneer in the country in the implantation of a surveillance camera system. All commercial areas in the city are monitored by the City Patrol and by the Military Police.
Striving to integrate all city security organizations, the district created the CIOSP so that residents, through a single telephone number, will be able to access the appropriate agency quickly and easily.
Endereço: Praça Sávio Gama, 53 – bairro Aterrado – Volta Redonda – CEP: 27215-620
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