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

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

July 9, 2017

By David Olen Cross

On June 1, 2017 Oregon’s Washington County had 197 of the 981 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 20.08 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Washington County residents were harmed or victimized by the 197 criminal aliens incarcerated on June 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 49 24.87%
Rape 41 20.81%
Assault 21 10.66%
Homicide 21 10.66%
Sodomy 19 9.64%
Drugs 16 8.12%
Robbery 11 5.58%
Burglary 6 3.05%
Kidnapping 4 2.03%
Theft 3 1.52%
Driving Offense 2 1.02%
Arson 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0.00%
Vehicle Theft 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 4 2.03%
Total 197 100.00%

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

This table reveals, using the DOC ICE detainer numbers from June 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 200 49 24.50%
Rape 172 41 23.84%
Homicide 138 21 15.22%
Drugs 107 16 14.95%
Sodomy 95 19 20.00%
Assault 80 21 26.25%
Robbery 56 11 19.64%
Kidnapping 27 4 14.81%
Burglary 21 6 28.57%
Theft 18 3 16.67%
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 55 4 7.27%
Total 981 197  

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

The following table reveals the self-declared countries of origin of the majority of the 197 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 152 77.16%
Guatemala 9 4.57%
Cuba 5 2.54%
EL Salvador 3 1.52%
Federated States of Micronesia 3 1.52%
Honduras 3 1.52%
Philippines 2 1.02%
Ukraine 2 1.02%
Other Countries 18 9.14%
Total 197 100.00%

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

Criminal aliens from 26 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 Oregon 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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