The Lawmen

The Lawmen

United States Marshals and Their Deputies, 1789-1989

Book - 1990
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A highly readable account of a popular subject, the US marshals and their deputies, long the only nationwide civilian police power available to the president, Congress, and the federal courts, and still retaining broad jurisdiction and authority. Calhoun (historian, US Marshals Service) tells the story of the marshals and their involvement in many significant events in American history. With 32 pages of illustr ations. Annotation(c) 2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
Publisher: Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, [1990]
Edition: Online
ISBN: 9780874743968
Branch Call Number: 363.282 C152L
Characteristics: xii, 370 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. : 24 cm


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