A 22 member of the OPP, Avery started her career in 1995 at Midland OPP (Southern Georgian Bay) detachment and spent several years as a Detective Constable in the crime unit. In 2003 Avery joined the Provincial Operations Intelligence Bureau in the Witness Protection Unit. In 2009 Avery switched to the Security Bureau in the Justice Officials Protection and Investigations Section. In 2014 Avery joined Community Safety Services (CSS) and is currently working there as a Community Mobilization – Operations Sergeant. This role manages community safety programs for the OPP to include: Community Safety Officers, SafeGuard Ontario (CPTED), Operation Identification and TRACE Pen, Robbery Prevention Kit, Lock it or Lose it, Community Watch Program, Community Bear Program, positive Ticketing and Corporate Partnerships, along with work related to Ontario’s Mobilization & Engagement Model and Situation Tables liaising with East Region and North West Regions for Community Safety Planning.