Small Wars Journal

Robert Almonte


Robert R. Almonte is a United States Marsha in the Western District of Texas. He has over 25 years in law enforcement with the El Paso Police Department, with most of his career spent on the front lines of the drug war. Marshal Almonte has extensive field research conducted at narco-shrines in both Mexico and the United States, personal interviews of those involved in the honoring of legitimate and worship of illegitimate saints related to the drug trade and other criminal activities, and provides ongoing consultation with members of U.S. law enforcement throughout the country concerning recent narcotics cases.

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