Oregon’s Washington County Second in Foreign National Crime in January 2018

Oregon’s Washington County Second in Foreign National Crime in January 2018

March 6, 2018

By David Olen Cross On January 1, 2018 Oregon’s Washington County had 203 of the 967 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 20.99 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Washington County residents were harmed or victimized by the 203 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 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 24.63%
Rape 45 22.17%
Homicide 22 10.84%
Sodomy 21 10.34%
Drugs 19 9.36%
Assault 18 8.87%
Robbery 12 5.91%
Burglary 4 1.97%
Kidnapping 3 1.48%
Theft 3 1.48%
Driving Offense 2 0.99%
Escape 1 0.49%
Arson 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0.00%
Vehicle Theft 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 3 1.48%
Total 203 100.00%

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 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 199 50 25.13%
Rape 176 45 25.57%
Homicide 137 22 16.06%
Sodomy 100 21 21.00%
Drugs 97 19 19.59%
Assault 74 18 24.32%
Robbery 52 12 23.08%
Kidnapping 26 3 11.54%
Burglary 23 4 17.39%
Theft 14 3 21.43%
Driving Offense 5 2 40.00%
Vehicle Theft 5 0 0.00%
Escape 1 1 100.00%
Forgery 1 0 0.00%
Arson 0 0 0.00%
Other / Comb. Crimes 57 3 5.26%
Total 967 203

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 203 criminal aliens with ICE 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 159 78.33%
Guatemala 11 5.42%
Cuba 5 2.46%
EL Salvador 3 1.48%
Honduras 3 1.48%
Federated States of Micronesia 2 0.99%
Philippines 2 0.99%
Other Countries 18 8.87%
Total 203 100.00%

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

Criminal aliens from 24 different countries have harmed or victimized the residents of Washington 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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