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

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

December 11, 2017

By David Olen Cross

On November 1, 2017 Oregon’s Washington County had 208 of the 978 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 21.27 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Washington County residents were harmed or victimized by the 208 criminal aliens incarcerated on November 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 50 24.04%
Rape 46 22.12%
Homicide 22 10.58%
Sodomy 22 10.58%
Drugs 20 9.62%
Assault 18 8.65%
Robbery 13 6.25%
Burglary 5 2.40%
Kidnapping 3 1.44%
Theft 3 1.44%
Driving Offense 2 0.96%
Escape 1 0.48%
Arson 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0.00%
Vehicle Theft 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 3 1.44%
Total 208 100.00%

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

This table reveals, using the DOC ICE detainer numbers from November 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 201 50 24.88%
Rape 176 46 26.14%
Homicide 137 22 16.06%
Drugs 103 20 19.42%
Sodomy 100 22 22.00%
Assault 75 18 24.00%
Robbery 50 13 26.00%
Kidnapping 25 3 12.00%
Burglary 23 5 21.74%
Theft 17 3 17.65%
Driving Offense 8 2 25.00%
Vehicle Theft 4 0 0.00%
Escape 1 1 100.00%
Forgery 1 0 0.00%
Arson 0 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 57 3 5.26%
Total 978 208  

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

The following table reveals the self-declared countries of origin of the majority of the 208 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 161 77.40%
Guatemala 11 5.29%
Cuba 5 2.40%
Honduras 4 1.92%
EL Salvador 3 1.44%
Federated States of Micronesia 2 0.96%
Philippines 2 0.96%
Other Countries 20 9.62%
Total 208 100.00%

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