No, he had no interest in coming face-to-face with evil - and a gun - when he was shot during a call last summer in Folcroft.
But today he will be there when justice is delivered to the man who shot him.
Dorman will not deliver his victim impact statement himself. He will write out his thoughts and allow Delaware County Common Pleas Court Judge Gregory Mallon deliver his remarks.
Dorman will be accompanied by a throng of Delaware County law enforcement as Island is sentenced.
We'll be there to deliver all the details.
For now, you can read about Dorman's thoughts on the past year in our Cop Shop column.