Law Enforcement
Officer needs assistance
Law Enforcement
Catastrophic Loss
New York
Created June 21st, 2023

Hello Friends, Family, Police Supporters, and Brothers/Sisters in Blue. 

Patrol Sgt. Tom Moldenhouer, is a 17 year veteran with the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office, who desperately needs your help. Tom is known to be one of the kindest, patient, and humble people who wears a police uniform. He is always there when someone needs a hand, but now the roles are reversed. 

In October of 2021, Tom was on duty when he suddenly suffered a medical emergency. Another deputy, believing that he was having a seizure, rendered aid and brought him to the hospital. 

After being released from the hospital, he was DENIED work related medical coverage. He then requested a reasonable accommodation to return to work. In disbelief he was DENIED. These actions have led Tom to where he is today. 

After many appointments with neurologists and counselors, an additional diagnosis of PTSD was revealed. After honorable service in the face of several traumatic incidents, the results have taken a toll on his health. The doctors advised that PTSD can trigger epileptic episodes. Tom again asked his employer for a reasonable accommodation and again was DENIED.

Tom has been financially handcuffed for almost two years. He cannot return to work because he is not cleared by the department for patrol. He cannot get them to approve a “light duty” administrative position in order to continue working in some alternative capacity. And now, after multiple discussions, arguments, and legal battles with the employer, Tom is now out of work and out of time. He has NO INCOME and NO health insurance.

Members of our agency have donated time and money to him, but that has run out as well. We ask each of you to consider providing any level of support possible through this hard time! One of our own needs assistance.

Checks can also be written to Tom Moldenhouer and mailed to the PBA at: Saratoga County Deputy Sheriffs PBA, PO BOX 2291, Ballston Spa NY, 12020

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NYSPP #599
NYSPP #599 donated $50
11 months ago
Suffolk County Superior Officers Association
Suffolk County Superior Officers Association donated $250
11 months ago
MVRP MC donated $150
11 months ago
James MacMurray
James MacMurray donated $100

Years ago my family knew Mr. Zurllo.

11 months ago
Anonymous donated $100

Really awful how you have been treated. Hang tough, justice is slow but usually righteous. Will now be voting against the Sheriff in the next election. Take care of your health.

11 months ago
Caitlin DiCaprio
Caitlin DiCaprio donated $25
11 months ago
Tracy Rudin
Tracy Rudin donated $100
11 months ago
Anonymous donated $50
11 months ago
Dawn Carolus
Dawn Carolus donated $100

Thank you for your service to the community. I hope you can get the help you need so you can heal.

11 months ago
Steve Lorch
Steve Lorch donated $200

Thank you for all that you have done for the citizens of Saratoga County these past 2 decades, Sargeant. Keep fighting!

11 months ago

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Officer needs assistance
$8,825 raised of $50,000 goal
91 Donations
Campaign Organizer
Ryan Mahan
Campaign Beneficiary
Beneficiary Photo
Tom Moldenhouer
Fundraiser Stats
367 Days