Angie's final stage of homicide detective training involves a visit to the morgue, a chilling place where bodies are prepared for autopsies. Angie is told that one of the bodies in the morgue is of a man who died of an overdose. "He was a young man, and it was interesting because I didn't feel like it was this dead, gross thing," she says. "I still wanted to comfort him."
Watch Angie's visit to the morgue.
Although homicide detectives often need to put their feelings aside, Angie finds that part of her dream job is very emotional. In the anthropology lab, one of the medical examiners shows Angie the bones of a child abuse victim. By examining the fractures on the ribs, the examiners were able to prove that the child suffered repeated trauma and maltreatment. "It's heartbreaking," Angie says.