Officer Peter Laboy is among a group of public safety personnel with the Alexandria Police Department, Fire Department and Sheriff's Office to be honored Thursday for heroic acts of valor.
Laboy, who continues a recovery from injuries he suffered in a shooting in Old Town Alexandria, will receive an award at the 2014 Public Safety Valor Awards Ceremony and Luncheon. Laboy was shot in the head during a traffic stop in February 2013.
Read about the recipients of this year's Valor Awards:
- Officer Down
- Fleeing Suspect Rescue
- Pedestrian Rescue
- Armed Domestic
- Suicidal Inmate
- Wall Collapse
- Emotionally Disturbed Person
- Knife Wielding Suspect
The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce is hosting the event at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on N. Fairfax Street.
(Editor's note: This story was updated Thursday after the City of Alexandria released information about this year's recipients.)