... as in, protection courtesy of the red beret brigade fronted by Curtis Sliwa.
Sliwa and his unarmed crime fighting group "Guardian Angels" trolled Venice for trouble last night.
As some straight-off-the-boat Irish cornered Curt for autographs, he worried out loud how both Lindsay Lohan and Rihanna need help ... stat.
Sliwa: LiLo & RiRi Need Guardian Angels
3/17/2009 2:10 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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