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.


Benefit for Officer Thomas “Gene” Young

Officer Thomas “Gene” Young was recently diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. He is married to his wife, Kathy, and they have 2 young sons and a daughter due in June.

Officer Young graduated from HPD Class #213 in October 2012 and he is currently assigned to the Southeast Division, Evening Shift. He is also a Field Training Officer. Please, support Officer Young and his family during this difficult time

Badges & Bogeys Golf Tournament

Proceeds for the tournament benefit ATO! Register your foursome today at the Sign Up Here! button below. For questions, please email Gabriela at [email protected] Thank you for supporting ATO!

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BBQ Benefit for Officer Benny Rivera

Police Officer Benny Rivera has been on the department for eleven years and is an Army veteran.During his time on the department Officer Rivera has worked on the Vice Division’s Human Trafficking unit as well as Southwest Patrol. In February 2019, he was diagnosed with stage four gallbladder cancer. Doctors have given him a timeline of six to twelve months as of April 2019. Officer Rivera is in for a fight and is need of help. We would like to ask all of Benny’s HPD Family to please support him and his family during this difficult time.

Houston’s Music and Arts Festival Featuring Blue October – Blue Backs the Blue

Support ATO and the Houston Police Officer’s Union at Blue Backs the Blue this summer! See the festival’s Facebook page for more details.

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