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In New Novel 'Lady Cop Makes Trouble,' 1910s Policewoman Breaks Boundaries, Makes Arrests14:00
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"Lady Cop Makes Trouble" is the second book in Amy Stewart's Kopp Sisters series. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
"Lady Cop Makes Trouble" is the second book in Amy Stewart's Kopp Sisters series. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

Amy Stewart's new book "Lady Cop Makes Trouble" is the second book in her fictional series about the real-life New Jersey policewoman Constance Kopp.

Unlike many of her policewoman contemporaries, Constance carried a gun, made arrests, and tracked down criminals.

Amy will be speaking at Books on the Square in Providence Friday at 7 p.m. and at Brookline Booksmith Saturday at 5 p.m.

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Amy Stewart, writer. She tweets @Amy_Stewart.

More About Early Policewomen In Boston

An article about the first female cops in Boston, published in the Boston Post on Sunday, March 6, 1921 under the headline 'Policewomen Almost Here: Watch Your Step.' (Boston Post)
An article about the first female cops in Boston, published in the Boston Post on Sunday, March 6, 1921 under the headline 'Policewomen Almost Here: Watch Your Step.' (Boston Post)
An article published in the Boston Post on December 8, 1920 profiles Brookline's second female cop, Josephine Wilder. (Boston Post)
An article published in the Boston Post on December 8, 1920 profiles Brookline's second female cop, Josephine Wilder. (Boston Post)

This segment aired on September 9, 2016.

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