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

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

December 17, 2017

By David Olen Cross

On November 1, 2017 Oregon’s Marion County had 234 of the 978 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 23.93 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Marion County residents were harmed or victimized by the 234 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 Marion County by Type of Crime Percentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers in DOC Prisons from Marion County by Type of Crime
Sex Abuse 51 21.79%
Rape 50 21.37%
Sodomy 33 14.10%
Homicide 22 9.40%
Assault 18 7.69%
Kidnapping 10 4.27%
Robbery 8 3.42%
Burglary 7 2.99%
Drugs 7 2.99%
Theft 4 1.71%
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 22 9.40%
Total 234 100.00%

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 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 201 51 25.37%
Rape 176 50 28.41%
Homicide 137 22 16.06%
Drugs 103 7 6.80%
Sodomy 100 33 33.00%
Assault 75 18 24.00%
Robbery 50 8 16.00%
Kidnapping 25 10 40.00%
Burglary 23 7 30.43%
Theft 17 4 23.53%
Driving Offense 8 1 12.50%
Vehicle Theft 4 1 25.00%
Escape 1 0 0.00%
Forgery 1 0 0.00%
Arson 0 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 57 22 38.60%
Total 978 234  

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 234 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 205 87.61%
Federated States of Micronesia 3 1.28%
Russia 3 1.28%
Vietnam 3 1.28%
Cambodia 2 0.85%
El Salvador 2 0.85%
Marshall Islands 2 0.85%
Other Countries 14 5.98%
Total 234 100.00%

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