Oregon’s Marion County First in Foreign National Crime in January 2018

Oregon’s Marion County First in Foreign National Crime in January 2018

March 9, 2018

By David Olen Cross

On January 1, 2018 Oregon’s Marion County had 233 of the 967 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 24.10 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Marion County residents were harmed or victimized by the 233 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 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 21.89%
Rape 50 21.46%
Sodomy 33 14.16%
Homicide 23 9.87%
Assault 17 7.30%
Kidnapping 10 4.29%
Robbery 8 3.43%
Burglary 6 2.58%
Drugs 6 2.58%
Theft 3 1.29%
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 24 10.30%
Total 233 100.00%

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 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 199 51 25.63%
Rape 176 50 28.41%
Homicide 137 23 16.79%
Sodomy 100 33 33.00%
Drugs 97 6 6.19%
Assault 74 17 22.97%
Robbery 52 8 15.38%
Kidnapping 26 10 38.46%
Burglary 23 6 26.09%
Theft 14 3 21.43%
Driving Offense 5 1 20.00%
Vehicle Theft 5 1 20.00%
Escape 1 0 0.00%
Forgery 1 0 0.00%
Arson 0 0 0.00%
Other / Comb. Crimes 57 24 42.11%
Total 967 233  

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 233 criminal aliens with ICE 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 206 88.41%
Federated States of Micronesia 3 1.29%
Russia 3 1.29%
Cambodia 2 0.86%
El Salvador 2 0.86%
Marshall Islands 2 0.86%
Other Countries 15 6.44%
Total 233 100.00%

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

Criminal aliens from 19 different countries have harmed or victimized the residents of Marion 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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