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Margaret ‘Peggy’ York, pioneer for women in law enforcement, dies at 80

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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.