I think she was usually Station Officer in Charge during night shifts and thus tended to spend her time dealing with all the homicides that took place then.
On 15 November 2012 16:12, Carrol Cox <[log in to unmask]>
Her niece incidentallyHave you ever asked her what she _did_ mean by "business of death." For a
> has just retired as a Lieutenant in Miami City police force. Before I knew
> occcupation, she mentioned in passing in an email that she was 'in the
> of death', so I enquired whether she meant that she worked at a funeral
> undertakers !
possible gloss on the phrase see the novels of Walter Moseley. But probably
that wasn't what she meant.