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

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

October 20, 2017

By David Olen Cross

On September 1, 2017 Oregon’s Multnomah County had 205 of the 971 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 21.11 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Multnomah County residents were harmed or victimized by the 205 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 Multnomah County by Type of Crime Percentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers in DOC Prisons from Multnomah County by Type of Crime
Homicide 39 19.02%
Drugs 37 18.05%
Sex Abuse 32 15.61%
Rape 25 12.20%
Robbery 22 10.73%
Assault 18 8.78%
Sodomy 17 8.29%
Kidnapping 6 2.93%
Burglary 4 1.95%
Driving Offense 2 0.98%
Vehicle Theft 1 0.49%
Arson 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0.00%
Theft 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 2 0.98%
Total 205 100.00%

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 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 32 16.24%
Rape 174 25 14.37%
Homicide 137 39 28.47%
Drugs 107 37 34.58%
Sodomy 97 17 17.53%
Assault 79 18 22.78%
Robbery 49 22 44.90%
Burglary 24 4 16.67%
Kidnapping 24 6 25.00%
Theft 15 0 0.00%
Driving Offense 8 2 25.00%
Vehicle Theft 4 1 25.00%
Arson 0 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 56 2 3.57%
Total 971 205  

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 205 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 139 67.80%
Vietnam 10 4.88%
Cuba 8 3.90%
Honduras 5 2.44%
Russia 5 2.44%
Guatemala 4 1.95%
Ukraine 4 1.95%
Egypt 2 0.98%
EL Salvador 2 0.98%
England 2 0.98%
Federated States of Micronesia 2 0.98%
Somalia 2 0.98%
Other Countries 20 9.76%
Total 205 100.00%

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

Criminal aliens from 32 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 Oregon 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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