Oregon’s Marion County First in Foreign National Crime in August 2017

Oregon’s Marion County First in Foreign National Crime in August 2017

September 28, 2017

By David Olen Cross

On August 1, 2017 Oregon’s Marion County had 232 of the 984 foreign nationals (criminal aliens) incarcerated in the Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) prison system; the county was first in foreign national crime in the state with 23.58 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Marion County residents were harmed or victimized by the 232 criminal aliens incarcerated on August 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 Marion County by Type of Crime Percentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers in DOC Prisons from Marion County by Type of Crime
Rape 49 21.12%
Sex Abuse 49 21.12%
Sodomy 32 13.79%
Homicide 22 9.48%
Assault 16 6.90%
Kidnapping 11 4.74%
Robbery 10 4.31%
Drugs 9 3.88%
Burglary 6 2.59%
Theft 5 2.16%
Driving Offense 1 0.43%
Vehicle Theft 1 0.43%
Arson 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 21 9.05%
Total 232 100.00%

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

This table reveals, using the DOC ICE detainer numbers from August 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 Marion 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 Marion County by Type of Crime Percentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers in DOC Prisons from Marion County by Type of Crime
Sex Abuse 200 49 24.50%
Rape 174 49 28.16%
Homicide 138 22 15.94%
Drugs 112 9 8.04%
Sodomy 97 32 32.99%
Assault 77 16 20.78%
Robbery 53 10 18.87%
Kidnapping 25 11 44.00%
Burglary 23 6 26.09%
Theft 18 5 27.78%
Driving Offense 9 1 11.11%
Vehicle Theft 4 1 25.00%
Arson 0 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 54 21 38.89%
Total 984 232  

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

The following table reveals the self-declared countries of origin of the majority of the 232 criminal aliens with ICE immigration detainers who have harmed or victimized the residents of Marion County in the DOC prison system.

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Country Total Inmates W/ ICE Detainers from Marion Country by Country of Origin in DOC Prisons Percentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers by Country of Origin from Marion County in DOC Prisons
Mexico 204 87.93%
Federated States of Micronesia 3 1.29%
Cambodia 2 0.86%
El Salvador 2 0.86%
Marshall Islands 2 0.86%
Russia 2 0.86%
Vietnam 2 0.86%
Other Countries 15 6.47%
Total 232 100.00%

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

Criminal aliens from 20 different countries have harmed or victimized the residents of Marion 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 Marion 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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