Colorado Experience: The Sheriff

About This Episode


Rankin Scott Kelly fled New England in anticipation of prosecution for murder. This early brush with crime served as a catalyst for Kelly's dedication to the law, becoming El Paso County's first sheriff. Follow Kelly through the unmapped Colorado Territory as he tracks outlaws such as Big Tooth Jim and the Espinosa Brothers.

Colorado Experience is is a television series produced by Rocky Mountain PBS and History Colorado. It is dedicated to preserving and celebrating the people, events and places that have shaped Colorado.