The law of the land

Peterson, Robert W.
September 1998
Boys' Life;Sep98, Vol. 88 Issue 9, p50
Provides information on the United States (US) Marshals, the country's first police force. Tasks of the US Marshals during its establishment in 1879; Information on several marshals during the 1800s including Marshal James B. Hickok and Deputy Marshal Wyatt Earp; Modern mission of marshals. INSETS: Frontier firepower;The U.S. Marshals Service today.


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