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.


Blue October – Blue Backs the Blue

In the early morning of Saturday May 2nd, Houston Police Officers Chase Cormier and Jason Knox were involved in a tragic helicopter crash while on duty in North Houston. Officer Knox, a tactical flight officer, passed away. Officer Cormier was life flighted and survived but is facing a long and hard recovery. Both of these officer’s families need encouragement and support for the long and difficult road ahead. Please help Blue October “Back The Blue” by making a donation to the Cormier and Knox families.

Officer Jason Knox

In the early morning of Saturday (5/2), an HPD helicopter went down in North Houston.  Officer Jason Knox, a tactical flight officer, passed away.  Officer Knox was very well-known for his love of restoring police cars and helping the community.  He leaves behind a wife and two small children.  Please, show your support to the Knox family during this incredibly difficult time.


Senior Officer Chase Cormier

Senior Police Officer and United States Army combat veteran, Chase Cormier, was severely injured Saturday morning (5/2) when his HPD helicopter went down in North Houston. He was life flighted and underwent surgery. He’ll be facing a long, hard recovery. Please, support the Cormier family.

2020 ATO Heroes’ Gala

It is with a heavy heart; we have decided to cancel the 2020 Heroes’ Gala. Please note the following: Hotel rooms under the ATO Gala Room Block at The Lancaster have automatically been canceled. If you reserved a room outside of the block or at another hotel, you are responsible for cancelling your room. You can request a Gala ticket refund, or you can opt to keep your previously purchased ticket to avoid a 2021 Gala ticket price increase. Contact [email protected] for refund and questions. We are sorry for any inconveniences this may cause, and we hope to see you at the March 27, 2021 Gala at The Ballroom at Bayou Place. Please, visit @AssistTheOfficer on Facebook for updates.

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