Oregon’s Multnomah County Third in Foreign National Crime in December 2017

Oregon’s Multnomah County Third in Foreign National Crime in December 2017

January 5, 2018

By David Olen Cross

On December 1, 2017 Oregon’s Multnomah County had 201 of the 973 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 20.66 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Multnomah County residents were harmed or victimized by the 201 criminal aliens incarcerated on December 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 19.40%
Drugs 33 16.42%
Sex Abuse 32 15.92%
Rape 25 12.44%
Robbery 21 10.45%
Sodomy 17 8.46%
Assault 16 7.96%
Kidnapping 7 3.48%
Burglary 5 2.49%
Vehicle Theft 2 1.00%
Driving Offense 1 0.50%
Theft 1 0.50%
Arson 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 2 1.00%
Total 201 100.00%

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

This table reveals, using the DOC ICE detainer numbers from December 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 200 32 16.00%
Rape 175 25 14.29%
Homicide 136 39 28.68%
Sodomy 101 17 16.83%
Drugs 97 33 34.02%
Assault 76 16 21.05%
Robbery 52 21 40.38%
Kidnapping 25 7 28.00%
Burglary 23 5 21.74%
Theft 15 1 6.67%
Driving Offense 7 1 14.29%
Vehicle Theft 5 2 40.00%
Escape 1 0 0.00%
Forgery 1 0 0.00%
Arson 0 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 59 2 3.39%
Total 973 201  

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

The following table reveals the self-declared countries of origin of the majority of the 201 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 134 66.67%
Vietnam 11 5.47%
Cuba 7 3.48%
Honduras 5 2.49%
Guatemala 4 1.99%
Federated States of Micronesia 4 1.99%
Russia 4 1.99%
Ukraine 3 1.49%
Egypt 2 1.00%
EL Salvador 2 1.00%
England 2 1.00%
Laos 2 1.00%
Other Countries 21 10.45%
Total 201 100.00%

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

Criminal aliens from 33 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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