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  • Desert Lawmen

  • The High Sheriffs of New Mexico and Arizona 1846-1912
  • By: Larry D. Ball
  • Narrated by: Scott Carrico
  • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    2.5 out of 5 stars 7

Elected for two-year terms, frontier sheriffs were the principal peace-keepers in counties that were often larger than New England states. As officers of the court, they defended settlers and protected their property from the ever-present violence on the frontier. Their duties ranged from tracking down stagecoach robbers and serving court warrants to locking up drunks and quelling domestic disputes.

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  • Only for history buffs

  • By Cody Scott on 04-18-17

Dry set of facts.

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-21-19

More suited for a textbook of western history, not for a tale of western lawmen

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