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  • Edward Palmer - Served as a Texas Ranger in 1894.

  • F.D. Parker - While serving as a deputy marshal at Prescott, Arizona in 1876, apprehended an Army clerk attempting to steal a payroll.

  • Judge Isaac ParkerJudge Isaac C. Parker (1838 - 1896) - Judge Isaac Parker, often called the "Hanging Judge, from Fort Smith, Arkansas ruled over the lawless land of Indian Territory in the late 1800s.

  • John V. Paul - While serving as an Arizona marshal he , was accused of deporting Chinese laborers in  1890.

  • Robert "Bob" Havlin Paul (1830-1901) - A career lawman, Paul served as constable, deputy sheriff, sheriff and Wells Fargo agent in California for three decades before making his way to Tombstone, Arizona. There, he continued to serve as a Wells Fargo agent before being elected sheriff of Pima County, Arizona and later, a U.S. Deputy Marshal.

  • Louis Pauli - Served as a Texas Ranger in 1892.

  • Ransom Payne - While serving as a U.S. Deputy Marshal in Indian Territory in the 1890s, he was actively involved in pursuing the Dalton Gang.

  • Junius "June" Peak (1845-1934) - Confederate veteran of the Civil War, Dallas, Texas City Marshal, and Texas Ranger, Peak was involved in the hunting down of outlaw Sam Bass.

  • E.S. Penwell - Served as a U.S. Deputy Marshal in Arizona Territory during the 1870s.

  • George Peppin (1841-1904) - Served as Lincoln County Sheriff after the death of William Brady. A tool of the Dolan-Murphy faction of the Lincoln County War, Peppin led the raid on the McSween house on July 19, 1878 in Lincoln, New Mexico, which resulted in the deaths of several men. He was later indicted by a grand jury but all charges were dropped. Later, he worked as a butcher at Fort Stanton. He died in Lincoln County on 14th September, 1904.
     

  • Cicero R. "Rufe" Perry (18??1898) - A lawman and Indian Fighter, he joined the Texas Rangers under Jack Hays in 1844 and became commander of Company D in 1874.

  • Ollie Perry - Served as a Texas Ranger in the 1890s and in 1897 helped break up a gang terrorizing San Saba, Texas.

  • E.M. Phelps - Served as a colonel in Company C of the Texas Rangers in 1907.

  • Edward Phelps - Served as a U.S. Marshal of Arizona Territory from 1863-66.

  • Lyon Phillipowski - A lawman and gunfighter who was involved in a shoot-out with a store clerk in Lincoln County, New Mexico on October 21, 1874.

  • Charles A. Phillips - Served as a U.S. Deputy Marshal in Arizona Territory during the 1860s.

  • E.B. Pickard - Served as a U.S. Deputy Marshal in New Mexico Territory during the 1890s.

  • Sam Pickett - Served as a Texas Ranger in 1886 under Captain G.H. Schmidt.

 

 

  • Tom Pickett (1858-1934) - An outlaw and lawman, Pickett stole cattle and was captured with outlaw Billy the Kid in New Mexico in December, 1880. Pickett also served as a Texas Ranger and U.S. Deputy Marshal. He died peacefully on May 14, 1934 in Arizona.

  • The Pinkerton Detective Agency (1850-present) - Founded by Allan Pinkerton, a Scottish immigrant in 1850, the Pinkerton Agency quickly became one of the most important crime detection and law enforcement groups in the United States.

  • Allan Pinkerton, 1862Allan Pinkerton (18191884) - Founder the Pinkerton Detective Agency which provided a variety of detective services, from private military contractors to security guards, but specialized in the capture of counterfeiters and train robbers.

  • William A. Pinkerton (18461923) - The son of Allan Pinkerton, William served as a Pinkerton Detective.

  • Robert Pinkerton (18481907) - The son of Allan Pinkerton, Robert served as a Pinkerton Detective.

  • Rudd Platt - Served as a Texas Ranger in 1889 under under Captain Sam McMurry.

  • Sam Platt - Served as a Texas Ranger in 1889 under under Captain Sam McMurry.

  • Tom Platt - Served as a Texas Ranger in 1889 under under Captain Sam McMurry.

  • Henry Plummer (18371864) - Nevada City, California Marshal and Bannack, Montana Sheriff. Was accused of leading a ruthless gang called the Innocents and was hanged by vigilantes, just as he was about to become U.S. Deputy Marshal of the Territory.

  • John William Poe (1851-1923) - Poe was a U.S. Deputy Marshal in Texas, and worked as a lawman in Fort Griffin, Texas and Lincoln, New Mexico. he was with Pat Garrett, when Pat Garrett shot Billy the Kid.

  • J.A. Porterie - Served as a U.S. Marshal in New Mexico Territory and in 1907 was accused but exonerated of killing a Hispanic man.

  • Dell Potter - Served as deputy marshal at Dona Ana County, New Mexico during the 1890s.

  • John Pratt - Served as a U.S. Deputy Marshal in New Mexico Territory from 1866 to 1876.

  • Thomas William "Billy" Preece (1856-1928) - Utah lawman he was instrumental in capturing several members of the Wild Bunch.

  • Charles Premont - Served as a Texas Ranger in 1892.

  • Robert Jack Price (18481930) - Constable for Potawatomie County, Oklahoma and later a U.S. Deputy Marshal.

  • Sterling Price - Served as a Texas Ranger in 1889 serving under Captain Sam McMurry.

  • Henry Putts - Served as a Texas Ranger in 1886 under Captain G.H. Schmidt.

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  • Lee Queen - Served as a Texas Ranger in 1896.

 

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