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

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

March 22, 2017

By David Olen Cross

On February 1, 2017 Oregon’s Marion County had 234 of the 967 foreign nationals (criminal aliens) incarcerated in the Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) prison system; the county was first in foreign national crime in the state with 24.20 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Marion County residents were harmed or victimized by the 234 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 Marion County by Type of Crime Percentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers in DOC Prisons from Marion County by Type of Crime
Sex Abuse 49 20.94%
Rape 47 20.09%
Sodomy 32 13.68%
Homicide 22 9.40%
Assault 15 6.41%
Drugs 12 5.13%
Robbery 11 4.70%
Kidnapping 10 4.27%
Theft 7 2.99%
Burglary 4 1.71%
Driving Offense 2 0.85%
Vehicle Theft 1 0.43%
Arson 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 22 9.40%
Total 234 100.00%

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 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 190 49 25.79%
Rape 172 47 27.33%
Homicide 136 22 16.18%
Drugs 112 12 10.71%
Sodomy 96 32 33.33%
Assault 76 15 19.74%
Robbery 53 11 20.75%
Kidnapping 26 10 38.46%
Burglary 21 4 19.05%
Theft 20 7 35.00%
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 22 42.31%
Total 967  234

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 234 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 207 88.46%
Federated States of Micronesia 3 1.28%
Cambodia 2 0.85%
El Salvador 2 0.85%
Marshall Islands 2 0.85%
Russia 2 0.85%
Vietnam 2 0.85%
Other Countries 14 5.98%
Total 234 100.00%

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