Blending background and memoir, retired U.S. Marshal Mike Earp—a descendant of the mythical lawman Wyatt Earp—offers an specific and engaging behind-the-scenes examine the main storied legislations enforcement supplier in the US, illuminating its important position within the nation’s improvement for greater than 200 years.
Mike Earp spent his profession with the U.S. Marshals carrier, achieving the quantity 3 place within the organization’s hierarchy sooner than he retired. during this interesting, eye-opening ebook, written with the service’s complete cooperation, he stocks his stories and takes us on a desirable travel of this impressive organization—the oldest, the simplest, and the main harmful department of yank legislations enforcement, and the least known.
Unlike their opposite numbers within the police and the FBI, U.S. Marshals aren’t accountable for investigating or prosecuting crimes. They pursue and arrest the main harmful legal offenders on U.S. soil, a very dangerous task frequently regarding gun battles and actual altercations. Earp takes us again to the service’s early days, explaining its production and its function within the border wars that helped make continental growth attainable. He brings to existence the gunslingers and gunfights that experience made the Marshals legend, and explores the service’s function this present day integrating federal, kingdom, and native legislation enforcement companies seeking the main infamous criminals—terrorists, drug lords, gun runners.
Setting his personal studies in the lengthy historical past of the U.S. Marshals provider, Earp bargains a relocating and illuminating tribute to the courageous marshals who've committed their lives to retaining the kingdom safe.
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