The vigilante is either a lone-wolf cop or an aggrieved private citizen.
The men claimed to be members of a vigilante organisation but contradicted each other as to which one.
But I don't care if it all turns out for the short-term best - its illegal, international, vigilantism and sets a precedent that will be bitterly regretted.
Asked if there was a danger that standing up and being counted could lead to vigilantism, he said that he would not advocate the use of vigilantes .
A human life has been extinguished by private guards acting as vigilantes in the defense of a multimillion-dollar company.
In other districts, vigilantes set up roadblocks and patrolled neighbourhoods to deter thieves and looters.
Then they would not be terrorists, but vigilantes .
The thugs, vigilantes and enforcers have to end their activities - and be seen to do so.
The communities around these people are not irrational vigilantes but more likely incoherent with grief.
I will also be talking with two outspoken critics of the Minuteman Project who say the minutemen are simply vigilantes .