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A Grateful Letter of Appreciation


In a world where law enforcement professionals often put their lives on the line to protect the community, support from local businesses and individuals is essential. Recently, the Houston County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) and the HCSO Foundation Board of Directors received an incredible surprise – a heartwarming Thank You letter and a generous $50,000 donation from Sam and Barney Gershen of Gershen Consulting. This donation will undoubtedly make a significant impact on the safety of dedicated law enforcement professionals in Houston, Texas, as it will fund additional ballistic windshield upgrades through the recently launched HCSO Ballistic Windshield Pilot Program.

The Thank You letter sent to the Gershens was filled with heartfelt gratitude from Sheriff Andrea Johnson and the entire HCSO team. It expressed the deep appreciation for their unwavering support and generosity. Sam and Barney Gershen’s commitment to the safety of law enforcement professionals and their dedication to the community did not go unnoticed.

Supporting the HCSO Ballistic Windshield Pilot Program

The HCSO Ballistic Windshield Pilot Program aims to enhance the safety and protection of officers in the line of duty. By installing ballistic windshields on law enforcement vehicles, officers gain an added layer of security against gunfire and potential threats. With the rise in violent incidents targeting law enforcement, this program comes as a much-needed initiative to safeguard those who protect and serve.

The Impact of the Donation

The $50,000 donation from Sam and Barney Gershen is a game-changer for the HCSO and its dedicated officers. The funds will enable the program to expand its reach and equip more vehicles with these life-saving upgrades. Such a contribution not only bolsters the physical safety of officers but also sends a powerful message of community support and solidarity.

Sam and Barney Gershen’s Vision for a Safer Houston

The commitment shown by the Gershens in supporting the HCSO Ballistic Windshield Pilot Program is a testament to their vision for a safer Houston. Gershen Consulting has always believed in giving back to the communities it serves. Their passion for making a positive impact shines through in their actions, inspiring other businesses and individuals to take a stand for the safety and well-being of law enforcement professionals.

Encouraging Others to Step Up

The gesture made by Sam and Barney Gershen serves as a call to action for others to support their local law enforcement agencies. While monetary donations are valuable, support can also come in the form of volunteering, advocacy, or raising awareness about the challenges faced by law enforcement officers. Together, we can build stronger and safer communities.

The story of Sam and Barney Gershen’s contribution to the HCSO Ballistic Windshield Pilot Program is one of compassion, community, and commitment to law enforcement professionals. Their $50,000 donation will undoubtedly have a significant impact on the safety and security of Houston’s brave officers. By supporting initiatives like these, we collectively reinforce the bond between law enforcement and the communities they serve, fostering an environment of trust, safety, and cooperation. Let the example set by the Gershens inspire us all to take action and invest in the protection of those who dedicate their lives to protecting us.