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

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

May 10, 2017

By David Olen Cross

On April 1, 2017 Oregon’s Washington County had 190 of the 962 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 190 criminal aliens incarcerated on April 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 48 25.26%
Rape 40 21.05%
Assault 21 11.05%
Homicide 21 11.05%
Sodomy 18 9.47%
Drugs 16 8.42%
Robbery 10 5.26%
Burglary 5 2.63%
Kidnapping 4 2.11%
Driving Offense 2 1.05%
Theft 1 0.53%
Arson 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0.00%
Vehicle Theft 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 4 2.11%
Total 190 100.00%

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

This table reveals, using the DOC ICE detainer numbers from April 1st, the total number of 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 193 48 24.87%
Rape 170 40 23.53%
Homicide 137 21 15.33%
Drugs 104 16 15.38%
Sodomy 94 18 19.15%
Assault 80 21 26.25%
Robbery 56 10 17.86%
Kidnapping 27 4 14.81%
Burglary 20 5 25.00%
Theft 18 1 5.56%
Driving Offense 8 2 25.00%
Vehicle Theft 4 0 0.00%
Arson 0 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 51 4 7.84%
Total 962 190

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

The following table reveals the self-declared countries of origin of the majority of the 190 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 148 77.89%
Guatemala 9 4.74%
Cuba 3 1.58%
EL Salvador 3 1.58%
Federated States of Micronesia 3 1.58%
Honduras 3 1.58%
Marshall Islands 2 1.05%
Philippines 2 1.05%
Ukraine 2 1.05%
Other Countries 15 7.89%
Total 190 100.00%

Source: Research and Evaluation DOC Report ICE inmates list 01 April 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. This report is a service to state, county and city governmental officials in Washington 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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