Pepper Anderson, played by Angie Dickinson, is the main character in the television series "Police Woman." Pepper is a highly skilled police officer working for the LAPD who takes on dangerous cases and fights crime in the city. She is one of the first female lead characters in a television crime drama and is often cited as a groundbreaking role for women in law enforcement on television. Pepper is portrayed as a strong and capable officer who is respected by her colleagues and often goes undercover to solve cases. She is also shown as having a personal life, including a romantic relationship with a fellow police officer, which was also unusual for female characters on television at the time.