You may not be able to tell when she's on scene, but Sgt. Regan Douglas is making history in the RCMP.

The Ottawa native is the first and only female police explosives technician in Canada. But she is working to change that, and works as an instructor to get other women involved.

Learn more about her career and what it's like to "get paid to blow stuff up" by watching Ashley Burke's CBC TV story in our video player.