Oregon’s Multnomah County Second in Foreign National Crime in February 2017

Oregon’s Multnomah County Second in Foreign National Crime in February 2017

March 19, 2017

By David Olen Cross

On February 1, 2017 Oregon’s Multnomah County had 203 of the 967 foreign nationals (criminal aliens) incarcerated in the Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) prison system; the county was second in foreign national crime in the state with 20.99 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Multnomah County residents were harmed or victimized by the 203 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 Multnomah County by Type of Crime Percentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers in DOC Prisons from Multnomah County by Type of Crime
Drugs 42 20.69%
Homicide 37 18.23%
Rape 27 13.30%
Sex Abuse 27 13.30%
Robbery 21 10.34%
Assault 16 7.88%
Sodomy 16 7.88%
Kidnapping 6 2.96%
Burglary 5 2.46%
Driving Offense 2 0.99%
Theft 1 0.49%
Vehicle Theft 1 0.49%
Arson 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 2 0.99%
Total 203 100.00%

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 Multnomah 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 Multnomah County by Type of Crime Percentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers in DOC Prisons from Multnomah County by Type of Crime
Sex Abuse 190 27 14.21%
Rape 172 27 15.70%
Homicide 136 37 27.21%
Drugs 112 42 37.50%
Sodomy 96 16 16.67%
Assault 76 16 21.05%
Robbery 53 21 39.62%
Kidnapping 26 6 23.08%
Burglary 21 5 23.81%
Theft 20 1 5.00%
Driving Offense 9 2 22.22%
Vehicle Theft 4 1 25.00%
Arson 0 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 52 2 3.85%
Total 967 203

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

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Country Total Inmates W/ ICE Detainers from Multnomah Country by Country of Origin in DOC Prisons Percentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers by Country of Origin from Multnomah County in DOC Prisons
Mexico 136 67.00%
Vietnam 10 4.93%
Cuba 8 3.94%
Guatemala 7 3.45%
Russia 5 2.46%
Honduras 4 1.97%
Ukraine 4 1.97%
Egypt 2 0.99%
England 2 0.99%
Ethiopia 2 0.99%
Somalia 2 0.99%
Other Countries 21 10.34%
Total 203 100.00%

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

Criminal aliens from 31 different countries have harmed or victimized the residents of Multnomah 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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