PFC Natalie Perales is proud to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. She was born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y. Both of her parents are from Puerto Rican. Perales is proud to have followed her Father into a career of public service. Her father is a retired law enforcement officer out of New York and recently retired from the College of Charleston Public Safety Department. Her mother also dedicated her life to the community as a nurse. PFC Perales began her career in law enforcement in 2014, and has loved every moment of it. She enjoys speaking with the community and helping the citizens of the Lowcountry. The North Charleston Police Department celebrates PFC Perales for Hispanic Heritage Month.