Oregon’s Washington County Third in Foreign National Crime in January 2017

Oregon’s Washington County Third in Foreign National Crime in January 2017

February 27, 2017

By David Olen Cross

On January 1, 2017 Oregon’s Washington County had 187 of the 953 foreign nationals (criminal aliens) incarcerated in the Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) prison system; the county was third in foreign national crime with 19.62 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Washington County residents were harmed or victimized by 187 criminal aliens incarcerated on January 1st in the DOC prison system with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) immigration detainers.

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Crime Total Number of Inmates W/ ICE Detainers in DOC Prisons from Washington County by Type of Crime Percentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers in DOC Prisons from Washington County by Type of Crime
Sex Abuse 43 22.99%
Rape 39 20.86%
Homicide 21 11.23%
Assault 19 10.16%
Sodomy 18 9.63%
Drugs 17 9.09%
Robbery 11 5.88%
Theft 6 3.21%
Burglary 5 2.67%
Driving Offense 3 1.60%
Kidnapping 3 1.60%
Arson 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0.00%
Vehicle Theft 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 2 1.07%
Total 187 100.00%

Source: Research and Evaluation DOC Report ICE inmates list 01 January 17.

This table reveals, using the DOC ICE detainer numbers from January 1st, the total number criminal alien inmates incarcerated in the DOC prison system by type of crime from all Oregon counties, the total number of criminal alien inmates from Washington County in DOC prisons by type of crime and the percentage of those alien inmates who were from the county by type of crime.

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Crime Total number of Inmates W/ ICE Detainers in DOC Prisons from all Oregon Counties by Type of Crime Total number of Inmates W/ ICE Detainers in DOC Prisons from Washington County by Type of Crime Percentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers in DOC Prisons from Washington County by Type of Crime
Sex Abuse 185 43 23.24%
Rape 170 39 22.94%
Homicide 136 21 15.44%
Drugs 112 17 15.18%
Sodomy 93 18 19.35%
Assault 75 19 25.33%
Robbery 54 11 20.37%
Kidnapping 26 3 11.54%
Theft 21 6 28.57%
Burglary 20 5 25.00%
Driving Offense 9 3 33.33%
Vehicle Theft 4 0 0.00%
Arson 0 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 48 2 4.17%
Total 953 187

Source: Research and Evaluation DOC Report ICE inmates list 01 January 17.

The following table reveals the self-declared countries of origin of the majority of the 187 criminal aliens with ICE immigration detainers who have harmed or victimized the residents Washington County in the DOC prison system.

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Country Total Inmates W/ ICE Detainers from Washington Country by Country of Origin in DOC Prisons Percentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers by Country of Origin from Washington County in DOC Prisons
Mexico 142 75.94%
Guatemala 8 4.28%
Ukraine 5 2.67%
Cuba 4 2.14%
EL Salvador 4 2.14%
Honduras 3 1.60%
Federated States of Micronesia 3 1.60%
Philippines 2 1.07%
Other Countries 16 8.56%
Total 187 100.00%

Source: Research and Evaluation DOC Report ICE inmates list 01 January 17.

Criminal aliens from 22 different countries have harmed or victimized the residents of Washington County.

David Olen Cross of Salem, Oregon writes on immigration issues and foreign national crime. He is a weekly guest on the Lars Larson Northwest Show. He can be reached at docfnc@yahoo.com or at https://docfnc.wordpress.com/

 

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