Sunday, August 26, 2012
Tropical Storm Isaac's creating scheduling difficulties for GOP convention.
While the Republican National Convention’s facing a scheduling snafu with Tropical Storm Isaac delaying the convention’s start in Tampa, delegates and others are already in Florida waiting for the main event. Patch was provided pictures by Brian Dorow, a Delafield resident who is at the convention. VIDEO: Wisconsin GOP Delegates Hone In on Key Issues
Saturday, August 18, 2012
Brian Dorow, associate dean of criminal justice program, says year-old facility in Pewaukee has allowed area law enforcement to have enhanced scenario-based training.
One year after it opened its doors, Waukesha County Technical College's criminal justice training center in Pewaukee is getting strong reviews from area police officers. The 20,000-square-foot facility, located at a former day care center, provides scenario-based training for police officers. A recent evaluation of the program has ranged from comments such as “great facility” or “Can’t believe how high-tech it is.” The Muskego Police trains officers there, and has also included the use of the facility to "train" citizens as part of its twice-yearly Citizens' Academy. “It has allowed us to the holistic scenario-based training,” said Brian Dorow, associate dean of the criminal justice program at the college. “We have received just an …
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Hundreds attend the investiture of appointed judge.
In emotional ceremony in front of hundreds of friends, family and local political leaders, Jennifer Dorow became the 18th judge to preside in the Waukesha County Circuit Court’s Branch II. Dorow, a local defense attorney who previously worked as an assistant district attorney in the Waukesha County district attorney’s office, told the community she would not have sought the appointment from Gov. Scott Walker without prayer. “I am thankful that through the years, many of you in this room have prayed for me diligently. Please, continue to do so,” Dorow said. “I am reminded of a verse from Micah, ‘He has shown you, oh man, what is good. What does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.’” …
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Former Waukesha mayor and others share memories of community gathering after terrorist attacks.
The 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on our nation is looming before us, but those in the Waukesha County community are doing what they can to make sure we never forget that day – the lives lost, the sacrifices given and the community that came together. “I can’t believe it has been 10 years,” said former Waukesha Mayor Carol Lombardi, who was elected into office from 1998 to 2006. Lombardi is one of the coordinators of Waukesha County Remembers Sept. 11, 2001, an annual event that honors first responders while memorializing those who were killed in the terrorist attacks. The remembrance event is being held at 11:55 a.m. Sept. 9 at St. John’s Northwestern Military Academy. The other coordinators of the event are …