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Need Help?

COTSO provides assistance to Texas security officers and their families when they are struggling to pay household expenses due to hardship or death. If you are in need of assistance, please follow the link and fill out the assistance form or email us directly. Once we receive your application, we will contact you for additional information, if needed. If you have any questions, please contact us.

COTSO helps with:

In the Line of Duty Deaths

  • Emotional support
  • Funeral planning and financial assistance
  • Provide a full honors option
  • Provide the Honor Guard
  • Survivor financial support
  • Assistance obtaining Workers Compensation benefits & SSI Survivors Benefits.

Officer Deaths

  • Emotional support
  • Funeral planning and financial assistance

Critical Injury or Illness

  • Emotional support for the officer and the immediate family
  • Financial assistance

Fire or Natural Disaster (Principal residence)

  • Emotional support for the officer and the immediate family
  • Financial assistance

 Other Programs Available

Scholarship Fund

Safety Vest Program (Beginning July 1, 2019)