Oregon’s Clackamas County Fourth in Foreign National Crime in December 2018

Oregon’s Clackamas County Fourth in Foreign National Crime in December 2018

January 19, 2019

By David Olen Cross

On December 1, 2018 Oregon’s Clackamas County had 76 of the 905 foreign nationals (criminal aliens) incarcerated in the Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) prison system; the county was fourth in foreign national crime in the state with 8.40 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Clackamas County residents were harmed or victimized by the 76 criminal aliens incarcerated on December 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 Clackamas County by Type of Crime Percentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers in DOC Prisons from Clackamas County by Type of Crime
Drugs 15 19.74%
Sex Abuse 10 13.16%
Rape 9 11.84%
Homicide 7 9.21%
Sodomy 5 6.58%
Kidnapping 3 3.95%
Robbery 3 3.95%
Theft 2 2.63%
Assault 1 1.32%
Burglary 1 1.32%
Arson 0 0.00%
Driving Offense 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0.00%
Vehicle Theft 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 20 26.32%
Total 76 100.00%

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

This table reveals, using the DOC ICE detainer numbers from December 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 Clackamas 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 Clackamas County by Type of Crime Percentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers in DOC Prisons from Clackamas County by Type of Crime
Sex Abuse 190 10 5.26%
Rape 169 9 5.33%
Homicide 131 7 5.34%
Sodomy 99 5 5.05%
Assault 76 1 1.32%
Drugs 74 15 20.27%
Robbery 47 3 6.38%
Kidnapping 27 3 11.11%
Burglary 22 1 4.55%
Theft 11 2 18.18%
Vehicle Theft 4 0 0.00%
Driving Offense 2 0 0.00%
Arson 1 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0 0.00%
Other / Comb. Crimes 52 20 38.46%
Total 905 76  

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

The following table reveals the self-declared countries of origin of the majority of the 76 criminal aliens with ICE detainers who have harmed or victimized the residents Clackamas County in the DOC prison system.

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Country Total Inmates W/ ICE Detainers from Clackamas County by Country of Origin in DOC Prisons Percentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers by Country of Origin from Clackamas County in DOC Prisons
Mexico 65 80.53%
Honduras 2 2.63%
Other Countries 9 11.84%
Total 76 100.00%

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

Criminal aliens from 11 different countries have harmed or victimized Clackamas 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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