New Tools For The Men and Women In Blue
September 25, 2009

Some Houston police officers will no longer have to buy their own tactical vests or worry about lacking some of the basic tools they need to protect the public and themselves from danger while in the line of  duty.

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The Houston Police Foundation, led by chariman  Tilman Fertitta, has made a significant donation to the Houston Police Department.

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On Thursday, Chief Harold Hurtt  and Assistant Chief  Vicki King accepted the items donated to the Narcotics, Bomb Squad, the Special Response Group (SRG) and SWAT Detail.

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The Foundation also donated medical kits, computer workstations and other supplies for the officer down-time room, an area that gives the men and women in blue a place to rest between shifts and off-duty court appearances.

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To make a donation or to learn more about the Houston Police Foundation visit