In this special episode, Shea takes us through the history of the Texas Rangers, the most specialized and unique statewide law enforcement agency in the country. We'll learn how Rangers' roles have evolved from their dark inception in the early 1800s to their place today as an elite police force. The episode ends with two stories where Texas Rangers saved the day.
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