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Second female pilot in SAPD's history to fly Eagle Unit

Congrats to Officer Natalie Hernandez on this achievement!

SAN ANTONIO — San Antonio Police Chief Williams McManus congratulated Officer Natalie Hernandez on being the second female pilot in SAPD's Eagle Unit history.

Hernandez passed her FAA rotorcraft private pilot check ride Saturday morning, McManus said.

The first female pilot was Officer Kathy O'Connor who retired in 2019. O'Connor was the only LE helicopter pilot in Texas, McManus said.

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