Even since I felt safer after seeing them on the 'L' growing up in Chicago, I've always been pro-Guardian Angels. But they've never so popular among police, or at least police unions, who don't like to see other people keeping the city safe... and doing it for free. Their founder, Curtis Sliwa, certainly has some tales to tell, and sometimes those tales have been told a little tall. But interestingly, after all these years, I've never heard about a scandal among the rand-and-file Guardian Angels. That's impressive discipline.
Here's a story of Angels in action, from today's Sun-Times.