What does a cup of coffee mean? For Vice President Biden and Officer Peter Laboy of the Alexandria Police Department, quite a bit.
After Officer Laboy was injured in the line of duty last year, Vice President Biden visited him in the hospital and brought coffee for his unit. Last week, Officer Laboy returned the favor -- bringing the Vice President a cup of coffee here at the White House.
As the Vice President says in this edition of Being Biden, Officer Peter Laboy represents the tens of thousands of police officers across the country who put their lives on the line for Americans every single day, "So, the next time you're drinking a cup of coffee think of them."
Hear the story in Vice President Biden's own words:
- See more from Police Week here at the White House.
- Hear additional episodes of Being Biden, an audio series that takes you inside the Vice Presidency.