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

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

April 11, 2017

By David Olen Cross

On March 1, 2017 Oregon’s Multnomah County had 207 of the 974 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 21.25 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Multnomah County residents were harmed or victimized by the 207 criminal aliens incarcerated on March 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 39 18.84%
Homicide 37 17.87%
Sex Abuse 30 14.49%
Rape 26 12.56%
Robbery 23 11.11%
Assault 17 8.21%
Sodomy 16 7.73%
Burglary 6 2.90%
Kidnapping 6 2.90%
Driving Offense 2 0.97%
Theft 1 0.48%
Vehicle Theft 1 0.48%
Arson 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 3 1.45%
Total 207 100.00%

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

This table reveals, using the DOC ICE detainer numbers from March 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 197 30 15.23%
Rape 170 26 15.29%
Homicide 137 37 27.01%
Drugs 111 39 35.14%
Sodomy 97 16 16.49%
Assault 76 17 22.37%
Robbery 55 23 41.82%
Kidnapping 26 6 23.08%
Burglary 22 6 27.27%
Theft 19 1 5.26%
Driving Offense 7 2 28.57%
Vehicle Theft 4 1 25.00%
Arson 0 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 53 3 5.66%
Total 974 207  

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

The following table reveals the self-declared countries of origin of the majority of the 207 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 138 66.67%
Vietnam 10 4.83%
Cuba 8 3.86%
Guatemala 7 3.38%
Russia 5 2.42%
Honduras 4 1.93%
Ukraine 4 1.93%
Egypt 2 0.97%
England 2 0.97%
Ethiopia 2 0.97%
Somalia 2 0.97%
Tonga 2 0.97%
Other Countries 21 10.14%
Total 207 100.00%

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

Criminal aliens from 32 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. This report is a service to state, county and city governmental officials in Multnomah County to help them assess the impact of foreign national crime in the county. He can be reached at docfnc@yahoo.com or at https://docfnc.wordpress.com/

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