[VIDEO] Founder Curtis Sliwa Explains the Origins of the Guardian Angel's Public Safety Work

Back in the early 1980s, when the New York City subway was a dirty, grimy, and crime-ridden place, the red-beret wearing Guardian Angels would protect commuters by establish a presence on the subway that the police could not, or would not, give. In this video from BRIC TV, watch as the group's founder Curtis Sliwa explains the origins of the Guardian Angels.

Curtis Sliwa, Founder & CEO of the Guardian Angels, shares with us his experience on why public safety is a necessity on the boardwalk of Luna Park after witnessing a brutal gang-related attack on a teenage boy.

via BRIC TV

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their dog. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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