About Assist the Officer, Houston

Assist The Officer is a non-profit organization providing short-term, immediate need financial assistance for officers critically injured or disabled in the line of duty. Assist The Officer symbolizes the appreciation for every officer’s dedicated service and commitment to the safety of citizens.


Retired Police Officer Morris D. Shofner

In lieu of flowers, the Shofner family would appreciate donations to Assist the Officer to honor Retired Police Officer Morris D. Shofner. ATO would like to thank his family for his service and their kindness during this difficult time.

Handcuffs & Hatchets

Texas Axe Throwing of Spring, TX proudly presents Handcuffs & Hatchets! It is a 3 part tournament and if a team from the Handcuffs & Hatchets qualifier night (Thursday, 6/17) wins the Finalist Showdown (Thursday, 6/24), the money raised is donated to Assist the Officer. The entry fee for the tournament is $35 per person. Questions? Please call (281) 651-2949 or visit

Benefit for Michele Mushinski

Michele is the spouse of HPD Officer James Mushinski. She was diagnosed with a grade 4 glioblastoma/brain cancer in August of 2020. She is a loving mother, wife, and grandmother that must receive continuous treatment for her condition causing large medical bills for the family. A benefit to help the family with these expenses will be held on July 11th at Bareback Bar and Ice House starting at 11 am. Please, consider donating to show your support!

Truckin’ for a Cause

Truckin’ for a Cause 2021 will be benefiting Assist the Officer! It is a family event and will include a truck/car show, raffle, live auction, DJ, Sno Cones, and more. Register your truck or car today – PayPal: [email protected] For event questions, please email [email protected] We look forward to seeing you there!

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1600 State Street
Houston, Texas 77002
P: 713-223-4286
F: 713-200-2470
E: [email protected]