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California Rangers

Back in the 1850s, California was swept with a gust of crime and killings perpetrated by not only the infamous “Five Joaquins” gang, but other bandits following the newly discovered gold-mining potential in California. Virtually, everyone from across the globe was settling down in California to try their luck mining gold and potentially create themselves… Continue reading California Rangers

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Captain Harry Love

Captain Harry Love, a passionate and active army captain was born in Vermont in 1809 and died in 1869 in Santa Clara, California. He was not a lawman rather he had the privilege of being the chief of California rangers, that was the first law-enforcement agency of California. This agency was also a part of… Continue reading Captain Harry Love