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The Batalhão de Operações Policiais Especiais (BOPE) or BOPE is a special police unit of the Military Police of Rio de Janeiro State (PMERJ) in Brazil. 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.
It is an available organization introduced in the Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege: Operation Skull Rain expansion.
Rio de Janeiro State's Military Police BOPE units have extensive experience in guerilla and urban warfare. Working in the Favelas makes them experts in close quarter combat. BOPE's primary focus is supporting local law enforcement in the suppression of crime and drug trafficking.