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A Blast From the FBI's Past

By Allison Emm Sep 18, 2012

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The First Women Special Agents

Joanne Pierce Misko and Susan Roley Malone are pictured at the FBI Training Academy in 1972. These were the first women ever to become special agents. That takes some serious courage and ability, and they’ve got our sincere respect. You can read about their stories here.

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Allison Emm

Allison Emm is a writer, illustrator, and handmade soap enthusiast hailing from Boulder, CO. She is fond of bookish and ruggedly handsome mountain men, blue spruce trees, birds of prey, starships, and yarn. See more of her high jinks at www.AllisonEmm.com, and follow her on Twitter @Allison_Emm.

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