In an excerpt from Pistols and Petticoats: 175 Years of Lady Detectives in Fact and Fiction by Erika Janik, see how one early policewoman helped solve a sensational murder and the vital role the first policewomen played in busting prostitution rings, finding missing people and more.
K-9 Master Trainer Lt. Glenn Jackson, who helps train Live PD's Flex and Cairo along with their human partners, on what he looks for in bringing in new police dogs, the relationship between K-9s and their partners and a funny challenge he had with training Cairo.
Katie Zejdlik, a biological anthropologist and collections and facility curator at a forensic body farm, tells us why researching dead bodies is important and why you might find a kebab skewer in the lab among the calipers and microscopes.
Dep. Rebecca Loeb of the Lake County Sheriff's Department spoke to A&E Real Crime about her transition from lawyer to law-enforcement officer, the challenges and benefits of being a female in a male-dominated profession and those funky pink handcuffs.