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Constance Kopp’s World

Some images and headlines from the real events that inspired Girl Waits with Gun and Lady Cop Makes Trouble. See the Cast of Characters page for more. Click each image for a higher-quality version.

  • This photo of Constance and Fleurette together shows that Constance really was a “substantial” woman. Newspapers reported that she stood almost six feet tall and weighed 180 pounds. Family members remember that Fleurette was “about five feet in heels.”