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Table 1 Number of taxicab driver homicides, average number of licensed cabs and average taxicab driver homicide rate

From: Cities with camera-equipped taxicabs experience reduced taxicab driver homicide rates: United States, 1996–2010

  Number of Taxicab Driver Homicides Average Number of Licensed Cabs Average Taxicab Driver Homicide Rate§
1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010   
Cameras                  
City 1      1    1         382 0.35
City 2   1 1 1     1 1        1422 0.33
City 3   1 1    1    1       2 2092 0.19
City 4   1 1 1     1     1    1 1861 0.22
City 5                 669 0.00
City 6   1 1 1    1          1353 0.22
City 7   1      1   1        648 0.31
Partitions                  
City 8 3 2 1 1       1 2   N/A N/A N/A 1400 0.60
City 9   2               1685 0.09
City 10 2 5 1   2 2 2 2 1 1 1      6646 0.19
City 11     1      1 1       750 0.27
City 12     2 1 2 1 1 1   1      2169 0.28
City 13   2    1 1 1 3    1   1   1 1650 0.44
Control                  
City 14    1    1   1     1   1   1548 0.22
City 15     1      1       2 462 0.60
City 16    1     1   1        821 0.28
City 17                 250 0.00
City 18                 332 0.00
City 19    2 1             915 0.23
City 20 N/A N/A N/A              577 0.00
  1. Shaded areas designate year of camera or partition implementation.
  2. §per 1,000 cab drivers.
  3. Cities with ordinance mandating taxicab cameras.
  4. These cities did not experience any taxicab driver homicides during the timespan studied.
  5. N/A indicates crime reports not available for this time period.