Oregon’s Multnomah County Third in Foreign National Crime in December 2018

Oregon’s Multnomah County Third in Foreign National Crime in December 2018

January 19, 2019

By David Olen Cross

On December 1, 2018 Oregon’s Multnomah County had 174 of the 905 foreign nationals (criminal aliens) incarcerated in the Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) prison system; the county was third in foreign national crime in the state with 19.23 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Multnomah County residents were harmed or victimized by the 174 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 Multnomah County by Type of Crime Percentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers in DOC Prisons from Multnomah County by Type of Crime
Homicide 35 20.11%
Sex Abuse 33 18.97%
Rape 23 13.22%
Drugs 17 9.77%
Robbery 17 9.77%
Sodomy 16 9.20%
Assault 15 8.62%
Kidnapping 10 5.75%
Burglary 2 1.15%
Theft 2 1.15%
Vehicle Theft 2 1.15%
Driving Offense 1 0.57%
Arson 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 1 0.57%
Total 174 100.00%

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 Multnomah 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 Multnomah County by Type of Crime Percentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers in DOC Prisons from Multnomah County by Type of Crime
Sex Abuse 190 33 17.37%
Rape 169 23 13.61%
Homicide 131 35 26.72%
Sodomy 99 16 16.16%
Assault 76 15 19.74%
Drugs 74 17 22.97%
Robbery 47 17 36.17%
Kidnapping 27 10 37.04%
Burglary 22 2 9.09%
Theft 11 2 18.18%
Vehicle Theft 4 2 50.00%
Driving Offense 2 1 50.00%
Arson 1 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0 0.00%
Other / Comb. Crimes 52 1 1.92%
Total 905 174  

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 174 criminal aliens with ICE detainers who have harmed or victimized the residents Multnomah County in the DOC prison system.

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Country Total Inmates W/ ICE Detainers from Multnomah County by Country of Origin in DOC Prisons Percentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers by Country of Origin from Multnomah County in DOC Prisons
Mexico 116 66.67%
Cuba 9 5.17%
Vietnam 9 5.17%
Guatemala 6 3.45%
Laos 3 1.72%
Egypt 2 1.15%
Federated States of Micronesia 2 1.15%
Honduras 2 1.15%
Russia 2 1.15%
Ukraine 2 1.15%
Other Countries 21 12.07%
Total 174 100.00%

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

Criminal aliens from 30 different countries have harmed or victimized Multnomah 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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