Officer Mark Dallas will be receiving the award for “National Officer of the Year.” This award is due to Officer Dallas’ heroic actions on May 16, 2018.
This award is through the American Police Hall of Fame & Museum in Titusville, Florida. Officer Dallas will be presented a plaque by Chief/Chaplain Jack L. Rinchich, President National Association of Chiefs of Police/American Police Hall of Fame. The plaque will be a replica of the one that is now permanently affixed on the “National Officer of the Year” honor wall at the facility in Titusville, Florida.
Barry Shepherd, Chief Executive Officer with the American Police Hall of Fame & Museum stated, “The American Police Hall of Fame was established in 1960 and began a national awards program in 1972. Then in 1988, the Hall of Fame began recognizing one special officer from across the country to be known as its National Officer of the Year.
The awards presentation will take place at City Hall, 121 West Second Street, Thursday, August 15th at 11:00 a.m. and last for approximately thirty minutes.