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How to keep cab drivers safe

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In the last week, two New York City cab drivers were murdered, bringing the total up to five this year.

Mamadou Barry of the Bronx and Rafael Veras of Brooklyn were both killed in their cars.

Other drivers are scared and are demanding the NYPD do something.

The question, how can cabbies protect themselves while on the job and what can the city do to help? Head of the New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers Fernando Mateo and Former Lt. Dr. Darrin Porcher discuss.