Former police officer, broadcaster, lawyer, and non fiction author known for writing the book Killing or Dying about his experiences with the civil police. He is known for being a member of the Bullet Counter, a group who fights for the right to access of arms by the civil population.
He first became a soldier and eventually a Cabo under the Armed Forces of the State of Sao Paulo. He moved up to the ranks of Police Officer in 1970. He became a captain in 1980. Shortly after, he wrote his first book as a rebuttal to Route 66 by Caco Barcellos.
He has personally saved several hostages from dire situations including in the neighborhood of Vila Mariana in 1980 when he was graced with a double promotion for his bravery and successful rescue.
He was born and raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
He posted a photo of himself with Progressive Party politician Jair Bolsonaro to his Instagram in May of 2018.