Sonya Davis-Roberts began her career as a Correction Officer in 1990, when she was assigned to the George Motchan Detention Center (C-73). In 1992 she was transferred to the West Facility and worked there until she was appointed as an Investigator in the Investigation Division. She worked as an Investigator for six years including the sick leave unit and as an absconder. In 1999, she was assigned to Elmhurst Hospital, where she worked for six years before she was promoted to Captain. She was assigned to the North Infirmary Command until she retired in November of 2010. She began writing shortly after her retirement. Today she is an Author and Screenwriter.