Chief Deputy Carrie Vredenburgh was raised in Ventura County. She was a double major in Psychology and Social Sciences, with an emphasis in Corrections, and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Western Oregon University. Carrie began her career as a Deputy Probation Officer with the Probation Agency in 1996. Since then she has worked a variety of assignments including field supervision, investigations, adult and juvenile institutions and the Professional Standards Unit. Additionally, Carrie is an Agency instructor.