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

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

October 18, 2017

By David Olen Cross

On September 1, 2017 Oregon’s Washington County had 202 of the 971 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 20.80 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Washington County residents were harmed or victimized by the 202 criminal aliens incarcerated on September 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 23.76%
Rape 44 21.78%
Homicide 21 10.40%
Assault 20 9.90%
Sodomy 20 9.90%
Drugs 19 9.41%
Robbery 12 5.94%
Burglary 6 2.97%
Kidnapping 3 1.49%
Theft 3 1.49%
Driving Offense 2 0.99%
Arson 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0.00%
Vehicle Theft 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 4 1.98%
Total 202 100.00%

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

This table reveals, using the DOC ICE detainer numbers from September 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 197 48 24.37%
Rape 174 44 25.29%
Homicide 137 21 15.33%
Drugs 107 19 17.76%
Sodomy 97 20 20.62%
Assault 79 20 25.32%
Robbery 49 12 24.49%
Burglary 24 6 25.00%
Kidnapping 24 3 12.50%
Theft 15 3 20.00%
Driving Offense 8 2 25.00%
Vehicle Theft 4 0 0.00%
Arson 0 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0 0.00%
Other / Combination crimes 56 4 7.14%
Total 971 202

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

The following table reveals the self-declared countries of origin of the majority of the 202 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 156 77.23%
Guatemala 9 4.46%
Cuba 5 2.48%
EL Salvador 4 1.98%
Federated States of Micronesia 3 1.49%
Honduras 3 1.49%
Philippines 2 0.99%
Ukraine 2 0.99%
Other Countries 18 8.91%
Total 202 100.00%

Source: Research and Evaluation DOC Report ICE inmates list 01 September 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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