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Dixon High School resource officer Dallas honored by Gov. Rauner at State Capitol

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner will Dixon High School honor school resource officer Mark Dallas at the State Capitol today.

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner honored school resource officer Mark Dallas for his heroism in the Dixon High School shooting at the State Capitol today.

In a speech, Officer Dallas urged lawmakers to add more resource officers in schools to prevent or stop shootings.

Dallas, whose own son was in the Dixon High School gym at the time of the shooting on May 16th, quickly confronted the shooter and prevented numerous deaths.