From the Balitmore Sun:
They call themselves “Safety In Numbers”, or “The S.I.N. Patrol.” The volunteer group’s primary function is to provide protection on the streets and sidewalks outside of Salt Lake City’s gay nightclubs.
“There’s been a lot of people complaining there’s not enough police coverage or security in the clubs,” said Joshua Barnes who started S.I.N. “The police do a good job, but they can’t be everywhere. We thought rather than just complain, we’d just do something. And the simplest thing we could do is just be here. Be an extra set of eyes, an extra body.”