Margaret ‘Peggy’ York, Pioneer For Women In Law Enforcement, Dies At 80

With her record of closing cases and rising within the ranks of the LAPD, Margaret “Peggy” York broke boundaries for women in law enforcement. Her work as a homicide detective directly inspired the Emmy Award-winning series “Cagney and Lacey,” and she was the first woman to be deputy chief of the LAPD. Sunday TODAY’s Willie Geist remembers a life well lived.

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