It's a little after 7:00 p.m. when Murdock drops to a crouch and frisks the guy they call Speedo. He pats him down from inseam to armpits, cop style, as the impassive Speedo extends his arms in a Jesus-on-the-cross position. It's not that Murdock suspects Speedo of carrying a gun or a knife. But the banning of weapons is a cardinal rule among the Guardian Angels. As Murdock explains later, the Angels aren't even permitted to carry a Mag flashlight. And since this is the first official outing for the Minneapolis chapter in two decades—and since two supervisors from the regional office in Denver are bird-dogging the newbies—protocols must be observed... More >>>