Oregon Department of Corrections: Foreign National Homicide Report September 2018

Oregon Department of Corrections: Foreign National Homicide Report September 2018

October 28, 2018

Data Compiled By David Olen Cross

Information obtained from the Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) indicated on September 1, 2018 that 133 of the 920 foreign nationals (criminal aliens) in the state’s prison system were incarcerated for homicidal crimes (various degrees of murder and manslaughter) —14.46 percent of the criminal alien prison population (Note: The number of criminal aliens incarcerated for homicidal crimes in DOC prisons does not necessarily equal the number of Oregon residents killed by alien homicidal violence).

Using DOC U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) immigration detainer numbers, the following table reveals the total number criminal alien inmates along with the number and percentage of those alien inmates incarcerated on September 1st in the state’s prisons for homicidal crimes.

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Month/Day/Year DOC Total Inmates W/ICE Detainers DOC Number of Inmates W/ICE Detainers for Homicidal Crimes DOC Percent of Inmates W/ICE Detainers for Homicidal Crimes
September 1, 2018 920 133 14.46%

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

Criminal aliens incarcerated in DOC prisons committed at least one crime of homicidal violence in 22 of 36 Oregon counties — 66.11 percent of the counties in the state.

Seven Oregon counties, Multnomah (36 alien inmates convicted of homicidal crimes), Marion (23 alien inmates convicted of homicidal crimes), Washington (21 alien inmates convicted of homicidal crimes), Umatilla (9 alien inmates convicted of homicidal crimes), Clackamas (7 alien inmates convicted of homicidal crimes), Lane (6 alien inmates convicted of homicidal crimes) and Jackson (5 alien inmates convicted of homicidal crimes) had 107of 133 criminal alien inmates incarcerated in DOC prisons for homicidal violence — 80.45 percent of the alien inmates in the state’s prisons for homicidal crimes.

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

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
County DOC Number of Inmates W/ ICE Detainers by County Incarcerated for Homicidal Crimes DOC Percent of Inmates W/ ICE Detainers by County Incarcerated for Homicidal Crimes
Multnomah 36 27.07%
Marion 23 17.29%
Washington 21 15.79%
Umatilla 9 6.77%
Clackamas 7 5.26%
Lane 6 4.51%
Jackson 5 3.76%
Linn 3 2.26%
Klamath 3 2.26%
Yamhill 3 2.26%
Benton 2 1.50%
Josephine 2 1.50%
Lincoln 2 1.50%
Polk 2 1.50%
Clatsop 1 0.75%
Deschutes 1 0.75%
Douglas 1 0.75%
Gilliam 1 0.75%
Hood River 1 0.75%
Jefferson 1 0.75%
Malheur 1 0.75%
OOS (Not a County) 1 0.75%
Tillamook 1 0.75%
Baker 0 0.00%
Columbia 0 0.00%
Coos 0 0.00%
Crook 0 0.00%
Curry 0 0.00%
Grant 0 0.00%
Harney 0 0.00%
Lake 0 0.00%
Morrow 0 0.00%
Sherman 0 0.00%
Union 0 0.00%
Wallowa 0 0.00%
Wasco 0 0.00%
Wheeler 0 0.00%
Total 133 100.00%

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

Criminal aliens from 19 different countries have committed homicidal violence against Oregon residents.

Foreign nationals who declared their country or origin as being Mexico were 103 of 133 criminal aliens convicted of homicidal crimes incarcerated in the DOC prison system — 77.44 percent of the alien inmates in the state’s prisons for homicidal crimes.

Using DOC ICE immigration detainer numbers, the following table reveals the self-declared countries of origin of the 133 criminal alien inmates by number and percentage incarcerated on September 1st in the state’s prisons for homicidal crimes.

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Country DOC Number of Inmates W/ ICE Detainers by Country Incarcerated for Homicidal Crimes DOC Percent of Inmates W/ ICE Detainers by Country Incarcerated for Homicidal Crimes  
Mexico 103 77.44%  
Cuba 4 3.01%  
Canada 3 2.26%  
Vietnam 3 2.26%  
Cambodia 2 1.50%  
El Salvador 2 1.50%  
Guatemala 2 1.50%  
Laos 2 1.50%  
South Korea 2 1.50%  
Costa Rica 1 0.75%  
Honduras 1 0.75%  
Japan 1 0.75%  
Mariana Islands 1 0.75%  
Marshall Islands 1 0.75%  
Nicaragua 1 0.75%  
Nigeria 1 0.75%  
Peru 1 0.75%  
South Africa 1 0.75%  
Turkey 1 0.75%  
Total 133 100.00%  

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

David Olen Cross of Salem, Oregon 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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