The Controversial Rise of Vigilante Paedophile Hunters
A UK freedom of information request revealed that a fifth of all recorded offences of meeting a child following online grooming since 2015 were brought by paedophile hunters.
On Patrol with the Guardian Angels, New York's Venerable Vigilantes
Local news outlets recently reported that the Guardian Angels are "back on patrol" of the city's trains in an attempt to fight crime. Or, as a veteran Angel told me while I spent a day shadowing the crew, "We never left."
The Muay Thai Vigilante
Before the head trainer of Sitmonchai Gym and the rest of his team achieved their share of international Muay Thai fame, Kru Dam, now 50, had another kind of reputation. He was a brawler, bruiser, and "community protector."
Meet the Man Recruiting Vigilantes to Fight Crime in an Australian Town
A Irish-born immigrant named Gary Hall wants to import the violent paramilitary tactics of Northern Ireland's Ulster Volunteer Force to the Northern Territory town of Alice Springs.