Oregon’s Multnomah County Third in Foreign National Crime in January 2018

Oregon’s Multnomah County Third in Foreign National Crime in January 2018

February 26, 2018

By David Olen Cross

On January 1, 2018 Oregon’s Multnomah County had 202 of the 967 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 20.89 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Multnomah County residents were harmed or victimized by the 202 criminal aliens incarcerated on January 1st in the DOC prison system with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) ICE 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 19.31%
Drugs 33 16.34%
Sex Abuse 32 15.84%
Rape 26 12.87%
Robbery 21 10.40%
Sodomy 17 8.42%
Assault 15 7.43%
Kidnapping 8 3.96%
Burglary 6 2.97%
Vehicle Theft 2 0.99%
Theft 1 0.50%
Arson 0 0.00%
Driving Offense 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 2 0.99%
Total 202 100.00%

Source: Research and Evaluation DOC Report ICE inmates list 01 January 18.

This table reveals, using the DOC ICE detainer numbers from January 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 199 32 16.08%
Rape 176 26 14.77%
Homicide 137 39 28.47%
Sodomy 100 17 17.00%
Drugs 97 33 34.02%
Assault 74 15 20.27%
Robbery 52 21 40.38%
Kidnapping 26 8 30.77%
Burglary 23 6 26.09%
Theft 14 1 7.14%
Driving Offense 5 0 0.00%
Vehicle Theft 5 2 40.00%
Escape 1 0 0.00%
Forgery 1 0 0.00%
Arson 0 0 0.00%
Other / Comb. Crimes 57 2 3.51%
Total 967 202  

Source: Research and Evaluation DOC Report ICE inmates list 01 January 18.

The following table reveals the self-declared countries of origin of the majority of the 202 criminal aliens with ICE 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 133 65.84%
Vietnam 11 5.45%
Cuba 8 3.96%
Honduras 5 2.48%
Federated States of Micronesia 4 1.98%
Guatemala 4 1.98%
Russia 4 1.98%
Laos 3 1.49%
Egypt 2 0.99%
EL Salvador 2 0.99%
England 2 0.99%
Ukraine 2 0.99%
Other Countries 22 10.89%
Total 202 100.00%

Source: Research and Evaluation DOC Report ICE inmates list 01 January 18.

Criminal aliens from 33 different countries have harmed or victimized the residents of Multnomah County.

David Olen Cross of Salem, Oregon is crime researcher who writes on immigration issues and foreign national crime. The preceding report is a service to Oregon state, county and city governmental officials to help them assess the impact of foreign national crime in the state. He can be reached at docfnc@yahoo.com. His past crime reports can be found at https://docfnc.wordpress.com/.

 

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