Petticoats and Pistols

Solution

Women have historically accounted for a smaller percentage of sworn police officers that men, with most of them holding clerical positions.

Ladies in law enforcement are inexplicitly resented by their male counterparts and many have faced several types of harassment.

However, the following females were well armed, dangerous and to be taken very seriously.

EMMA DAUGHERTY BANISTER
https://tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fbacq

ADA CARNUTT
http://mystorical.blogspot.com/2013/11/ada-curnutt-first-woman-us-marsha...

PHOEBE COUZINS
http://shsmo.org/historicmissourians/name/c/couzins/

CLAIRE HELENA FERGUSON
http://digging-history.com/2015/10/16/feisty-female-sheriffs-claire-hele...

CONSTANCE KOPP
http://www.amystewart.com/characters/

F.M. MILLER
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~okmurray/stories/lady_shootist.htm

MARIE OWENS
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marie_Owens

GEORGIA ANN ROBINSON
https://blackthen.com/georgia-ann-hill-robinson-first-african-american-p...

KATE WARNE
http://www.civilwarwomenblog.com/kate-warne/

ALICE STEBBINS WELLS
http://www.iawp.org/history/wells/alice_stebbins_wells.htm