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John Crawford has made Fort Wayne his home since 1976. He currently serves as Medical Director of Radiation Oncology Services at Parkview Regional Oncology Center. First elected to Fort Wayne City Council in 1995, John is in his fifth term on Council and has been elected Council president four times. John is a graduate of Louisiana State University and the LSU Medical School and is active in a number of community organizations, including past board member of the Allen County Cancer Society and Fort Wayne Healthy Cities Committee. John is an avid outdoorsman and tennis player. He and his wife Marcia have a son, Grant, who is serving as his dad’s campaign chairman.

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Feb 11


The reality is that violent crime in 2018 increased 8 percent, while overall crime decreased 15 percent. All crime affects victims; however, the fear of violent crimes is greater. This fear colors residents’ perception that crime is prevalent, and that starts to define a person’s reality. Read the full story…

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Feb 07

Exploring high-tech options for fighting violent crime

“First we’ll see how it works at the Promenade,” Crawford said. “I’m sure it will work fine, and then, I would use crime statistics to pick the areas I can most easily identify as high crime clusters, and then in those areas, I would put the high-tech surveillance cameras.” Read…

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Feb 05

City Council gathers experts for Crime Summit

“February 5, 2019. Event meeting: Fort Wayne Crime Summit. Presentations by local and national law enforcement, as well as Allen County Dept. of Health and The Lutheran Foundation.” Watch the video here.

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