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

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

March 17, 2017

By David Olen Cross

On February 1, 2017 Oregon’s Washington County had 191 of the 967 foreign nationals (criminal aliens) incarcerated in the Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) prison system; the county was third in foreign national crime in the state with 19.75 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Washington County residents were harmed or victimized by the 191 criminal aliens incarcerated on February 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 45 23.56%
Rape 41 21.47%
Homicide 20 10.47%
Assault 19 9.95%
Sodomy 19 9.95%
Drugs 16 8.38%
Robbery 11 5.76%
Burglary 5 2.62%
Theft 5 2.62%
Driving Offense 3 1.57%
Kidnapping 3 1.57%
Arson 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0.00%
Vehicle Theft 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 4 2.09%
Total 191 100.00%

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

This table reveals, using the DOC ICE detainer numbers from February 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 190 45 23.68%
Rape 172 41 23.84%
Homicide 136 20 14.71%
Drugs 112 16 14.29%
Sodomy 96 19 19.79%
Assault 76 19 25.00%
Robbery 53 11 20.75%
Kidnapping 26 3 11.54%
Burglary 21 5 23.81%
Theft 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 52 4 7.69%
Total 967 191  

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

The following table reveals the self-declared countries of origin of the majority of the 191 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 147 76.96%
Guatemala 8 4.19%
Cuba 4 2.09%
Ukraine 4 2.09%
EL Salvador 3 1.57%
Honduras 3 1.57%
Federated States of Micronesia 3 1.57%
Marshall Islands 2 1.05%
Philippines 2 1.05%
Other Countries 15 7.85%
Total 191 100.00%

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

Criminal aliens from 23 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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