Melina Kanakaredes, <i>CSI: NY</i> Melina Kanakaredes, CSI: NY

The television landscape is full of tough female cops, and Wednesday's episode of CSI: NY proves that Detective Stella Bonasera (Melina Kanakaredes) deserves to be counted among the toughest.

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