Oregon’s Washington County Second in Foreign National Crime in October 2017

Oregon’s Washington County Second in Foreign National Crime in October 2017

November 11, 2017

By David Olen Cross

On October 2, 2017 Oregon’s Washington County had 206 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 21.22 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Washington County residents were harmed or victimized by the 206 criminal aliens incarcerated on October 2nd 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 23.79%
Rape 44 21.36%
Sodomy 22 10.68%
Drugs 21 10.19%
Homicide 21 10.19%
Assault 20 9.71%
Robbery 11 5.34%
Burglary 5 2.43%
Kidnapping 3 1.46%
Theft 3 1.46%
Driving Offense 2 0.97%
Escape 1 0.49%
Arson 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0.00%
Vehicle Theft 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 4 1.94%
Total 206 100.00%

Source: Research and Evaluation DOC Report ICE inmates list 02 October 17.

This table reveals, using the DOC ICE detainer numbers from October 2nd, 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 49 24.87%
Rape 174 44 25.29%
Homicide 137 21 15.33%
Drugs 106 21 19.81%
Sodomy 99 22 22.22%
Assault 79 20 25.32%
Robbery 48 11 22.92%
Kidnapping 24 3 12.50%
Burglary 22 5 22.73%
Theft 16 3 18.75%
Driving Offense 8 2 25.00%
Vehicle Theft 4 0 0.00%
Escape 1 1 100.00%
Arson 0 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0 0.00%
Other / Combination crimes 56 4 7.14%
Total 971 206  

Source: Research and Evaluation DOC Report ICE inmates list 02 October 17.

The following table reveals the self-declared countries of origin of the majority of the 206 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 158 76.70%
Guatemala 9 4.37%
Cuba 5 2.43%
EL Salvador 4 1.94%
Honduras 4 1.94%
Federated States of Micronesia 3 1.46%
Philippines 2 0.97%
Other Countries 21 10.19%
Total 206 100.00%

Source: Research and Evaluation DOC Report ICE inmates list 02 October 17.

Criminal aliens from 27 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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