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

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

June 12, 2017

By David Olen Cross

On May 1, 2017 Oregon’s Multnomah County had 201 of the 969 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 20.74 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Multnomah County residents were harmed or victimized by the 201 criminal aliens incarcerated on May 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 38 18.91%
Homicide 37 18.41%
Sex Abuse 28 13.93%
Rape 26 12.94%
Robbery 23 11.44%
Assault 18 8.96%
Sodomy 15 7.46%
Kidnapping 6 2.99%
Burglary 4 1.99%
Driving Offense 2 1.00%
Theft 1 0.50%
Vehicle Theft 1 0.50%
Arson 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 2 1.00%
Total 201 100.00%

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

This table reveals, using the DOC ICE detainer numbers from May 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 28 14.21%
Rape 170 26 15.29%
Homicide 136 37 27.21%
Drugs 107 38 35.51%
Sodomy 94 15 15.96%
Assault 82 18 21.95%
Robbery 54 23 42.59%
Kidnapping 27 6 22.22%
Burglary 20 4 20.00%
Theft 17 1 5.88%
Driving Offense 8 2 25.00%
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 2 3.77%
Total 969 201  

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

The following table reveals the self-declared countries of origin of the majority of the 201 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 134 66.67%
Vietnam 10 4.98%
Cuba 7 3.48%
Russia 6 2.99%
Guatemala 5 2.49%
Honduras 5 2.49%
Ukraine 4 1.99%
Somalia 3 1.49%
Egypt 2 1.00%
England 2 1.00%
Tonga 2 1.00%
Other Countries 21 10.45%
Total 201 100.00%

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