Oregon’s Marion County First in Foreign National Crime in January 2017

Oregon’s Marion County First in Foreign National Crime in January 2017

February 28, 2017

By David Olen Cross

On January 1, 2017 Oregon’s Marion County had 232 of the 953 foreign nationals (criminal aliens) incarcerated in the Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) prison system; the county was first foreign national crime with 24.34 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Marion County residents were harmed or victimized by 232 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 Marion County by Type of Crime Percentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers in DOC Prisons from Marion County by Type of Crime
Sex Abuse 47 20.26%
Rape 46 19.83%
Sodomy 32 13.79%
Homicide 21 9.05%
Assault 15 6.47%
Robbery 13 5.60%
Drugs 12 5.17%
Kidnapping 10 4.31%
Theft 7 3.02%
Burglary 4 1.72%
Driving Offense 2 0.86%
Vehicle Theft 2 0.86%
Arson 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 21 9.05%
Total 232 100.00%

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 Marion 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 Marion County by Type of Crime Percentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers in DOC Prisons from Marion County by Type of Crime
Sex Abuse 185 47 25.41%
Rape 170 46 27.06%
Homicide 136 21 15.44%
Drugs 112 12 10.71%
Sodomy 93 32 34.41%
Assault 75 15 20.00%
Robbery 54 13 24.07%
Kidnapping 26 10 38.46%
Theft 21 7 33.33%
Burglary 20 4 20.00%
Driving Offense 9 2 22.22%
Vehicle Theft 4 2 50.00%
Arson 0 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 48 21 43.75%
Total 953 232

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 232 criminal aliens with ICE immigration detainers who have harmed or victimized the residents Marion County in the DOC prison system.

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Country Total Inmates W/ ICE Detainers from Marion Country by Country of Origin in DOC Prisons Percentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers by Country of Origin from Marion County in DOC Prisons
Mexico 204 87.93%
Federated States of Micronesia 3 1.29%
Russia 3 1.29%
Cambodia 2 0.86%
EL Salvador 2 0.86%
Marshall Islands 2 0.86%
Vietnam 2 0.86%
Other Countries 14 6.03%
Total 232 100.00%

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

Criminal aliens from 20 different countries have harmed or victimized the residents of Marion 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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