Audrey holds a Bachelors Degree in Police Administration from Michigan State University and an Urban Planning Masters from Wayne State University. She rose through the ranks of the Detroit Police Department retiring as a Lieutenant in 1981. She worked with Lansing Community College, Criminal Justice and Law Center for several years, teaching in the Mid-Michigan Police Academy and working on special projects. In 1991 she was hired full time by the School of Criminal Justice and remained with the School until she retired as the School's Director of Outreach in 2015. She currently works part-time for the School as a co-facilitator for the MSU School of Staff and Command.