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

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

July 8, 2018

By David Olen Cross

On May 1, 2018 Oregon’s Washington County had 202 of the 962 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 21.00 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Washington County residents were harmed or victimized by the 202 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 Washington County by Type of Crime Percentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers in DOC Prisons from Washington County by Type of Crime
Sex Abuse 49 24.26%
Rape 44 21.78%
Homicide 21 10.40%
Drugs 20 9.90%
Sodomy 20 9.90%
Assault 18 8.91%
Robbery 11 5.45%
Theft 5 2.48%
Burglary 5 2.48%
Kidnapping 2 0.99%
Driving Offense 1 0.50%
Escape 1 0.50%
Vehicle Theft 1 0.50%
Arson 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 4 1.98%
Total 202 100.00%

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 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 203 49 24.14%
Rape 174 44 25.29%
Homicide 137 21 15.33%
Sodomy 101 20 19.80%
Drugs 95 20 21.05%
Assault 76 18 23.68%
Robbery 49 11 22.45%
Kidnapping 24 2 8.33%
Burglary 21 5 23.81%
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 55 4 7.27%
Total 962 202  

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 202 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 153 75.74%
Guatemala 11 5.45%
Cuba 6 2.97%
EL Salvador 5 2.48%
Honduras 3 1.49%
Philippines 2 0.99%
Ukraine 2 0.99%
Other Countries 20 9.90%
Total 202 100.00%

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