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

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

July 2, 2018

By David Olen Cross

On May 1, 2018 Oregon’s Multnomah County had 191 of the 962 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 19.85 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Multnomah County residents were harmed or victimized by the 191 criminal aliens incarcerated on May 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 20.42%
Sex Abuse 32 16.75%
Drugs 26 13.61%
Rape 26 13.61%
Robbery 18 9.42%
Sodomy 17 8.90%
Assault 15 7.85%
Kidnapping 8 4.19%
Burglary 5 2.62%
Theft 2 1.05%
Vehicle Theft 2 1.05%
Arson 0 0.00%
Driving Offense 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 1 0.52%
Total 191 100.00%

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

This table reveals, using the DOC ICE detainer numbers from May 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 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 203 32 15.76%
Rape 174 26 14.94%
Homicide 137 39 28.47%
Sodomy 101 17 16.83%
Drugs 95 26 27.37%
Assault 76 15 19.74%
Robbery 49 18 36.73%
Kidnapping 24 8 33.33%
Burglary 21 5 23.81%
Theft 15 2 13.33%
Vehicle Theft 6 2 33.33%
Driving Offense 4 0 0.00%
Escape 1 0 0.00%
Forgery 1 0 0.00%
Arson 0 0 0.00%
Other / Comb. Crimes 55 1 1.82%
Total 962 191

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

The following table reveals the self-declared countries of origin of the majority of the 191 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 127 66.49%
Cuba 11 5.76%
Vietnam 11 5.76%
Federated States of Micronesia 4 2.09%
Guatemala 4 2.09%
Laos 3 1.57%
Egypt 2 1.05%
EL Salvador 2 1.05%
Honduras 2 1.05%
Russia 2 1.05%
Ukraine 2 1.05%
Other Countries 21 10.99%
Total 191 100.00%

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

Criminal aliens from 31 different countries have harmed or victimized Multnomah 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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