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Is Vigilantism Ever Permissible?
Communities would feel safer knowing that a group has protectors hiding in plain sight, in their community.
The community may place more trust in the "protectors" than the police.
were a group of vigilantes who targeted one of the most ruthless gangs known: MS13, who are known to be savage criminals. This group proves the usefulness of vigilantes in going after people who are known to be public menaces.
Communities would feel unsafe knowing that a band of unaccountable, random, unvetted people- who are presumably armed- are hiding in plain sight in their community.
"Protectors" can provide security for a community at first, yet if not controlled, further down the line the same "protectors" can create bigger problems for a community.