May 2004: Methodological Critique of the Linz-Yao Report: Report to the City of Toledo, Ohio
Methodological Critique of the Linz-Yao Report: Report to the City of Toledo, OH
R. McCleary and J.W. Meeker, May 2004
Subjected to a rigorous statistical analysis, the data demonstrate that, like sexually-oriented businesses (SOBs) in virtually every other U.S. city, Toledo’s SOBs have large, significant crime-related secondary effects. Toledo’s crime-related secondary effects involve the same sorts of crimes found in other cities, moreover, and apply generally to all of the SOB subclasses defined in Toledo Ordinance No. 2-03: adult bookstores, video arcades, dance clubs, etc.