Julie Bower, a 48-year-old detective, works on sex crimes and missing-person cases. Julie says she loves what she does and won't give up until the case is solved. A 13-year veteran, Julie was named detective of the month twice in 2008 for the Broward Sheriff Office's Regional Investigations Division. Additionally, she was selected from 5,700 BSO employees as employee of the month for her excellent work in handling capital cases. She also served for 4 1/2 years as the only female on the agency's Dive Rescue Team. Julie's other previous assignments include working on the Strategic Enforcement Team, road patrol, serving as field-training deputy, and mentoring youth as an adviser for the BSO Explorer program.