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The Arizona Rangers scan for cattle rustlers from a hilltop.In March of 1901, the 21st Assembly of the Arizona Territorial Legislature authorized Gov. Nathan Murphy to form the Arizona Rangers. The Rangers only consisted of 14 men; a captain, a sergeant, and 12 privates; and were charged with enforcing the law where local lawmen were ...

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