Study: Cameras In Taxis Reduce Murders

The CDC has released a study on the impact of surveillance cameras on taxi driver homicides. The study found that the number of taxi drivers killed was lower in cities where the cabs had cameras in them. The CDC found "a three times lower homicide rate in the cities where taxicabs use security cameras than...

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3x ***** **** ** '*******' ******? (******* **** ** ****) No way that proves anything - there are far too many variables... i.e. I don't believe you can have a group of 'control' cities and compare one thing [taxi driver homicides, avg consumption of chocolate ice cream per capita, etc] and say this comparison proves anything with an entire sampling consisting of only 15 cities.

7x ***** **** ** ****** **** *********? Since the 2 rates are reflective of essentially the same sample (just during different time spans [pre and post camera installation]) this conclusion is far more valid, imo.