Ashley Hildebrandt has over 12 years’ experience in public safety. She worked for the Alexandria Police Department, first in the Office of the Chief and over the past 10 years as a public information officer. She handled many high profile incidents, including the Charles Severance homicides and arrest. Ms. Hildebrandt currently serves as a Public Information Officer for the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department. She has also put her public relations knowledge to good use volunteering for several years as the Public Relations Chair for The Arthritis Foundation’s DC Chapter Arthritis Walk.