03/11/2011 06:58 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Denver Cabbies Enlisted To Help Fight Crime

Cab drivers in Denver are being hailed, but it's not for a ride.

An estimated 1,200 cab drivers will voluntarily join a Taxies On Patrol program set to launch on Saturday that will encourage cab drivers to keep their eyes out for crime.

Sort of like a "neighborhood watch program on wheels," drivers will be asked to look for crimes and then alert the Denver Police Department to the incidents.

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