*OLD WEST BADGE-SHERIFF, TOMBSTONE~In 1881, Cochise County was formed from the eastern part of Pima County with Tombstone,Arizona as the county seat.Sheriff John Behan,was the first Sheriff of Tombstone+wore a badge matching this reproduction.
Private Officer Breaking News: Pima County sheriff's office seek men wanted in multiple shoplifting incidents The Pima County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help in finding two men suspected of multiple shoplifting incidents.The first suspect is described as Hispanic, in his late teens or early 20s, about 5'10" tall. (Source: Pima County Sheriff's Department)
Robert H. Paul (June 12, 1830 – March 26, 1901) was a law enforcement officer in the American Southwest for more than 30 years. He was sheriff of Pima County, Arizona Territory from April 1881 to 1886 and a friend of Deputy U.S. Marshall Virgil Earp and his brother Wyatt Earp. At 6 feet 6 inches and 240 pounds , he was described as "larger than life". Others described him as "powerful, fearless and very lucky".
Robert Paul, an imposing figure in the Arizona Territory, served as sheriff of Pima County, but only after winning a legal battle against the previous lawman.An imposing man at six-feet-six, 240 pounds, Bob Paul worked for Wells Fargo as a shotgun messenger. The company sent him to Arizona to investigate a string of gold bullion robberies. Read all about a man LARGE AND IN CHARGE. http://tomrizzo.com/large-in-charge/