Oregon Department of Corrections: Foreign National Drug Crime Report May 2017

Oregon Department of Corrections: Foreign National Drug Crime Report May 2017

June 27, 2017

Data Compiled By David Olen Cross

Information obtained from the Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) indicated that on May 1, 2017 that 107 of the 969 foreign nationals (criminal aliens) in the state’s prison system were incarcerated for drug crimes, 11.04 percent of the criminal alien prison population.

Using DOC U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) immigration detainer numbers, the following table reveals the total number criminal alien inmates along with the number and percentage of those alien inmates incarcerated on May 1st in the state’s prisons for drug crimes.

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Month/Day/Year DOC Total Inmates W/ICE Detainers DOC Number of Inmates W/ICE Detainers for Drug Crimes DOC Percent of Inmates W/ICE Detainers for Drug Crimes
May 1, 2017 969 107 11.04%

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

Using DOC ICE immigration detainer numbers, the following table reveals the number and percentage of criminal alien inmates incarcerated on May 1st that were sent to prison from the state’s 36 counties for drug crimes.

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
County DOC Number of Inmates W/ ICE Detainers by County Incarcerated for Drug Crimes DOC Percent of Inmates W/ ICE Detainers by County Incarcerated for Drug Crimes
Multnomah 38 35.51%
Washington 16 14.95%
Clackamas 14 13.08%
Jackson 10 9.35%
Marion 9 8.41%
Deschutes 5 4.67%
Klamath 4 3.74%
Benton 2 1.87%
Lane 2 1.87%
Malheur 2 1.87%
Umatilla 2 1.87%
Lake 1 0.93%
Polk 1 0.93%
Wasco 1 0.93%
Baker 0 0.00%
Clatsop 0 0.00%
Columbia 0 0.00%
Coos 0 0.00%
Crook 0 0.00%
Curry 0 0.00%
Douglas 0 0.00%
Gilliam 0 0.00%
Grant 0 0.00%
Harney 0 0.00%
Hood River 0 0.00%
Jefferson 0 0.00%
Josephine 0 0.00%
Lincoln 0 0.00%
Linn 0 0.00%
Morrow 0 0.00%
OOS 0 0.00%
Sherman 0 0.00%
Tillamook 0 0.00%
Union 0 0.00%
Wallowa 0 0.00%
Wheeler 0 0.00%
Yamhill 0 0.00%
Total 107 100.00%

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

Using DOC ICE immigration detainer numbers, the following table reveals the self-declared countries of origin of the 107 criminal alien inmates by number and percentage incarcerated on May 1st in the state’s prisons for drug crimes.

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Country DOC Number of Inmates W/ ICE Detainers by Country Incarcerated for Drug Crimes DOC Percent of Inmates W/ ICE Detainers by Country Incarcerated for Drug Crimes  
Mexico 96 89.72%  
Honduras 5 4.67%  
Australia 1 0.93%  
El Salvador 1 0.93%  
Italy 1 0.93%  
Laos 1 0.93%  
Russia 1 0.93%  
Unknown Countries 1 0.93%  
Total 107 100.00%  

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

Criminal aliens from seven different countries have committed drug crimes against residents in the state of Oregon. D

avid Olen Cross of Salem, Oregon writes on immigration issues and foreign national crime. This report is a service to Oregon state, county and city governmental officials to help them assess the impact of foreign national crime in the state. He can be reached at docfnc@yahoo.com or at https://docfnc.wordpress.com/

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