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John D. Crum

John D. Crum

Research Assistant Alumni

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John joined the Justice Center for Research in May 2016, after completing his Master’s degree in Criminology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. For his master’s synthesis, John evaluated the effectiveness of police body-worn cameras in the United States. While attending IUP, he was a graduate assistant working on areas of ethics, the death penalty, and school-based crime prevention programs. In November 2015, John attended the American Society of Criminology Conference in Washington D. C., where he presented a poster on the Ethics of the Three-Strikes Laws on prisoners and society. In addition, he published a book review on drones and the ethics of targeted killings. John earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice and a minor in Sociology at Penn State Altoona. He obtained an internship with an Altoona law firm, where John assisted in the daily operations of a corporate law office. John, also, was awarded the Excellence in Criminal Justice Award and became a member of Alpha Phi Sigma, the National Criminal Justice Honor Society. During his time at the Justice Center, John primarily assisted on the Center’s projects focusing on Addressing the Opiate Epidemic in Pennsylvania. John is currently a graduate student in Penn State’s Criminology program.