From left: Lieutenant Thomas Taylor, Deputy Chief Daniel P. Janickey, MPO Matthew Lyons, Officer Andrew Slebonick, Master Police Officer Patrick Shaw, Chief James A. Morris, Officer Gregory Hylinski and Councilmember Carey Sienicki.
On March 17, the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce honored five Town of Vienna Police Officers at the 39th Annual Valor Awards Ceremony. Retired Sergeant Michael Reeves, Master Police Officer Matthew Lyons and Officer Gregory Hylinski were awarded Lifesaving Award Certificates. Master Police Officer Patrick Shaw and Officer Andrew Slebonick were awarded a Bronze Medal of Valor.
Reeves, Lyons and Hylinski received a Lifesaving Award for their actions when called to the scene of a suicidal person in July 2016.
Shaw and Slebonick were awarded a Bronze Medal of Valor for their actions in disarming a suicidal subject who was in the process of cutting herself with a knife in January 2016.