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

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

November 6, 2018

By David Olen Cross

On September 1, 2018 Oregon’s Washington County had 196 of the 920 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 21.30 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Washington County residents were harmed or victimized by the 196 criminal aliens incarcerated on September 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
Rape 44 22.45%
Sex Abuse 44 22.45%
Sodomy 22 11.22%
Homicide 21 10.71%
Drugs 19 9.69%
Assault 18 9.18%
Robbery 12 6.12%
Burglary 6 3.06%
Theft 3 1.53%
Kidnapping 2 1.02%
Driving Offense 1 0.51%
Vehicle Theft 1 0.51%
Arson 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 3 1.53%
Total 196 100.00%

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

This table reveals, using the DOC ICE detainer numbers from September 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 192 44 22.92%
Rape 170 44 25.88%
Homicide 133 21 15.79%
Sodomy 102 22 21.57%
Drugs 84 19 22.62%
Assault 72 18 25.00%
Robbery 49 12 24.49%
Kidnapping 25 2 8.00%
Burglary 18 6 33.33%
Theft 14 3 21.43%
Vehicle Theft 5 1 20.00%
Driving Offense 2 1 50.00%
Arson 1 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0 0.00%
Other / Comb. Crimes 53 3 5.66%
Total 920 196  

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

The following table reveals the self-declared countries of origin of the majority of the 196 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 County by Country of Origin in DOC Prisons Percentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers by Country of Origin from Washington County in DOC Prisons
Mexico 149 76.02%
Guatemala 11 5.61%
Cuba 5 2.55%
EL Salvador 5 2.55%
Honduras 3 1.53%
Philippines 2 1.02%
Other Countries 21 10.71%
Total 196 100.00%

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