Oregon Department of Corrections: Criminal Alien Report July 2018

Oregon Department of Corrections: Criminal Alien Report July 2018

August 10, 2018

Data Compiled By David Olen Cross

The Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) July 1, 2018 Inmate Population Profile indicated there were 14,916 inmates incarcerated in the DOC’s 14 prisons.

Data obtained from the DOC indicated that on July 1st there were 943 foreign nationals (criminal aliens) incarcerated in the state’s prison system; criminal aliens were 6.32 percent of the total prison population.

Some background information, all the criminal aliens incarcerated in the DOC prison system were identified by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and have ICE detainers placed on them.

Using DOC Inmate Population Profiles and ICE detainer numbers, the following table reveals the total number inmates, the number of domestic and criminal alien inmates along with the percentage of inmates with ICE detainers incarcerated on July 1st in the state’s prisons.

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Month/Day/Year DOC Total Inmates DOC Total Domestic Inmates DOC Total Inmates W/ICE Detainers DOC % Inmates W/ICE Detainers
July 1, 2018 14,916 13,973 943 6.32%

Source: Research and Evaluation DOC Report ICE inmates list 01 July 18 and Inmate Population Profile 01 July 18.

Using DOC ICE detainer numbers, the following table reveals the number and percentage of criminal alien prisoners incarcerated on July 1st that were sent to prison from the state’s 36 counties.

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
County DOC Total Inmates W/ ICE Detainers by County DOC % Inmates W/ICE Detainers by County
Marion 229 24.28%
Washington 200 21.21%
Multnomah 186 19.72%
Clackamas 79 8.38%
Lane 42 4.45%
Jackson 35 3.71%
Yamhill 23 2.44%
Umatilla 21 2.23%
Linn 16 1.70%
Klamath 15 1.59%
Polk 14 1.48%
Benton 13 1.38%
Deschutes 13 1.38%
Malheur 8 0.85%
Lincoln 7 0.74%
Jefferson 5 0.53%
Josephine 5 0.53%
Wasco 5 0.53%
Clatsop 4 0.42%
Douglas 4 0.42%
Coos 3 0.32%
Hood River 3 0.32%
Tillamook 3 0.32%
Columbia 2 0.21%
Morrow 2 0.21%
Union 2 0.21%
Crook 1 0.11%
Gilliam 1 0.11%
Lake 1 0.11%
OOS (Not a County) 1 0.11%
Baker 0 0.00%
Curry 0 0.00%
Grant 0 0.00%
Harney 0 0.00%
Sherman 0 0.00%
Wallowa 0 0.00%
Wheeler 0 0.00%
Total 943 100.00%

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

Here are the ways Oregon residents were victimized by the 943 criminal aliens.

Using DOC ICE detainer numbers, the following table reveals the number and percentage of criminal alien prisoners incarcerated on July 1st by type of crime.

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Crime DOC Total Inmates W/ ICE Detainers by Type of Crime DOC % Inmates W/ICE Detainers by Type of Crime
Sex Abuse 201 21.31%
Rape 172 18.24%
Homicide 136 14.42%
Sodomy 101 10.71%
Drugs 91 9.65%
Assault 72 7.64%
Robbery 49 5.20%
Kidnapping 24 2.55%
Burglary 21 2.23%
Theft 13 1.38%
Vehicle Theft 6 0.64%
Driving Offense 3 0.32%
Forgery 1 0.11%
Arson 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0.00%
Other / Comb. Crimes 53 5.62%
Total 943 100.00%

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

Using the DOC Inmate Population Profile and ICE detainer numbers from July 1st, the following table reveals the total number inmates by crime type, the number of domestic and criminal alien prisoners incarcerated by type of crime and the percentage of those crimes committed by criminal aliens.

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Crime DOC Total Inmates by Type of Crime DOC Total Domestic Inmates by Type of Crime DOC Total Inmates W/ICE Detainers by Type of Crime DOC Inmates W/ICE Detainers as a % of Total Inmates by Type of Crime
Sex Abuse 1,744 1,543 201 11.53%
Rape 975 803 172 17.64%
Homicide 1,761 1,625 136 7.72%
Sodomy 1,038 937 101 9.73%
Drugs 915 824 91 9.95%
Assault 2,053 1,981 72 3.51%
Robbery 1,490 1,441 49 3.29%
Kidnapping 278 254 24 8.63%
Burglary 1,321 1,300 21 1.59%
Theft 1,071 1,058 13 1.21%
Vehicle Theft 540 534 6 1.11%
Driving Offense 218 215 3 1.38%
Forgery 55 54 1 1.82%
Arson 68 68 0 0.00%
Escape 48 48 0 0.00%
Other / Comb. Crimes 1,341 1,288 53 3.95%
Total 14,916 13,973 943  

Source: Research and Evaluation DOC Report ICE inmates list 01 July 18 and Inmate Population Profile 01 July 18.

Using DOC ICE detainer numbers, the following table reveals the self-declared countries of origin of the 943 criminal alien prisoners by number and percentage incarcerated on July 1st in the state’s prisons.

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Country DOC Total Inmates W/ ICE Detainers by Self-Declared Country of Origin DOC % Inmates W/ICE Detainers by Self-Declared Country of Origin
Mexico 753 79.85%
Guatemala 22 2.33%
Cuba 19 2.01%
El Salvador 16 1.70%
Honduras 13 1.38%
Vietnam 13 1.38%
Federated States of Micronesia 9 0.95%
Laos 6 0.64%
Russia 6 0.64%
Canada 5 0.53%
Cambodia 4 0.42%
Philippines 4 0.42%
Ecuador 3 0.32%
Peru 3 0.32%
South Korea 3 0.32%
Ukraine 3 0.32%
Other / Unknown Countries 61 6.47%
Total 943 100.00%

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

Beyond the DOC criminal alien incarceration numbers and incarceration percentages, per county and per crime type, or even country of origin, criminal aliens pose high economic cost on Oregonians.

An individual prisoner incarcerated in the DOC prison system costs the state approximately ($108.26) per day.

The DOC’s incarceration cost for its 943 criminal alien prison population is approximately ($102,089.18) per day, ($714,624.26) per week, and ($37,262,550.70) per year.

None of preceding cost estimates for the DOC to incarcerate the 943 criminal aliens includes the dollar amount for legal services (indigent defense), language interpreters, court costs, or victim assistance.

Bibliography

Oregon Department of Corrections Population Profile July 1, 2018:
http://www.oregon.gov/doc/RESRCH/docs/inmate_profile_201807.pdf

Oregon Department of Corrections Population Profile (unpublished MS Excel workbook) titled Incarcerated Criminal Aliens Report dated July 1, 2018.

Oregon Department of Corrections Issue Brief Quick Facts IB-53, February 1, 2017:
http://www.oregon.gov/doc/OC/docs/pdf/IB-53-Quick%20Facts.pdf

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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