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

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

May 31, 2018

By David Olen Cross

On April 1, 2018 Oregon’s Washington County had 206 of the 970 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 21.24 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Washington County residents were harmed or victimized by the 206 criminal aliens incarcerated on April 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 48 23.30%
Rape 43 20.87%
Drugs 22 10.68%
Homicide 22 10.68%
Sodomy 22 10.68%
Assault 18 8.74%
Robbery 13 6.31%
Theft 5 2.43%
Burglary 4 1.94%
Kidnapping 2 0.97%
Driving Offense 1 0.49%
Escape 1 0.49%
Vehicle Theft 1 0.49%
Arson 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 4 1.94%
Total 206 100.00%

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

This table reveals, using the DOC ICE detainer numbers from April 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 202 48 23.76%
Rape 173 43 24.86%
Homicide 138 22 15.94%
Sodomy 103 22 21.36%
Drugs 98 22 22.45%
Assault 76 18 23.68%
Robbery 52 13 25.00%
Kidnapping 24 2 8.33%
Burglary 20 4 20.00%
Theft 15 5 33.33%
Vehicle Theft 6 1 16.67%
Driving Offense 4 1 25.00%
Escape 1 1 100.00%
Forgery 1 0 0.00%
Arson 0 0 0.00%
Other / Comb. Crimes 57 4 7.02%
Total 970 206  

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

The following table reveals the self-declared countries of origin of the majority of the 206 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 157 76.21%
Guatemala 11 5.34%
Cuba 6 2.91%
EL Salvador 5 2.43%
Honduras 3 1.46%
Philippines 2 0.97%
Ukraine 2 0.97%
Other Countries 20 9.71%
Total 206 100.00%

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

Criminal aliens from 26 different countries have harmed or victimized Washington County residents.

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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