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

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

January 7, 2018

By David Olen Cross

On December 1, 2017 Oregon’s Washington County had 202 of the 973 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 20.76 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Washington County residents were harmed or victimized by the 202 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 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 24.26%
Rape 45 22.28%
Homicide 22 10.89%
Sodomy 22 10.89%
Assault 18 8.91%
Drugs 18 8.91%
Robbery 12 5.94%
Burglary 4 1.98%
Kidnapping 3 1.49%
Theft 3 1.49%
Driving Offense 2 0.99%
Escape 1 0.50%
Arson 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0.00%
Vehicle Theft 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 3 1.49%
Total 202 100.00%

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 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 200 49 24.50%
Rape 175 45 25.71%
Homicide 136 22 16.18%
Sodomy 101 22 21.78%
Drugs 97 18 18.56%
Assault 76 18 23.68%
Robbery 52 12 23.08%
Kidnapping 25 3 12.00%
Burglary 23 4 17.39%
Theft 15 3 20.00%
Driving Offense 7 2 28.57%
Vehicle Theft 5 0 0.00%
Escape 1 1 100.00%
Forgery 1 0 0.00%
Arson 0 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 59 3 5.08%
Total 973 202  

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 202 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 78.22%
Guatemala 11 5.45%
Cuba 5 2.48%
EL Salvador 3 1.49%
Honduras 3 1.49%
Federated States of Micronesia 2 0.99%
Philippines 2 0.99%
Other Countries 18 8.91%
Total 202 100.00%

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

Criminal aliens from 24 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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