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By Chuck Hornung

this is often the 1st biography of the mythical officer Cipriano Baca, scion of a prestigious Spanish lineage tracing their historical past to the 1st settlers in Nuevo México. Baca was once good proficient and a winning businessman earlier than starting a 52-year profession as a peace officer. Tenderhearted by means of nature, he will be chilly as metal, even deadly, doing his accountability. He was once a guy of honor and precept in an age of greed and selfishness.
Baca was once first an undercover variety detective, subsequent a deputy sheriff and a deputy U.S. marshal. In 1901, the territorial governor appointed him the 1st sheriff of the newly shaped Luna County, and in 1905, the territorial governor chosen him because the first guy to turn into the lieutenant of recent Mexico’s newly proven territorial rangers. Written with the entire cooperation of the Baca relations and using private and non-private documents, this biography provides the reality a couple of advanced guy. One revelation: Baca came across who used to be the true killer of Pat Garrett and the purpose in the back of the homicide of the fellow who killed Billy the Kid.

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