You can add rape, child sexual abuse, arson and animal cruelty to the list. The guy died in 1965. This is amazing.

She wasn't a young detective; she moved from law enforcement elsewhere. Unfortunately, the article doesn't include much information about her.

She was a new detective, having been with the Sheriff's Office for many years. This was her first case as a detective.

I didn't say otherwise. New has connotations that aren't immediately obviated by the article's early focus on her determination to prove herself in her new position.