Background: Taxicab drivers historically have had one of the highest work-related homicide rates
of any occupation. In 2010 the taxicab driver homicide rate was 7.4 per 100,000 drivers, compared to
the overall rate of 0.37 per 100,000 workers.
Purpose: Evaluate the effectiveness of taxicab security cameras and partitions on citywide taxicab
driver homicide rates.
Methods: Taxicab driver homicide rates were compared in 26 major cities in the U.S. licensing
taxicabs with security...
Authors: Cammie Menendez, Harlan Amandus, Parisa Damadi, Nan Wu, Srinivas Konda, Scott Hendricks