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

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

January 21, 2019

By David Olen Cross

On December 1, 2018 Oregon’s Washington County had 192 of the 905 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 21.22 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Washington County residents were harmed or victimized by the 192 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 Washington County by Type of Crime Percentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers in DOC Prisons from Washington County by Type of Crime
Rape 45 23.44%
Sex Abuse 43 22.40%
Homicide 21 10.94%
Sodomy 21 10.94%
Assault 20 10.42%
Drugs 15 7.81%
Robbery 11 5.73%
Burglary 9 4.69%
Theft 3 1.56%
Kidnapping 2 1.04%
Arson 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0.00%
Driving Offense 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0.00%
Vehicle Theft 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 2 1.04%
Total 192 100.00%

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 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 190 43 22.63%
Rape 169 45 26.63%
Homicide 131 21 16.03%
Sodomy 99 21 21.21%
Assault 76 20 26.32%
Drugs 74 15 20.27%
Robbery 47 11 23.40%
Kidnapping 27 2 7.41%
Burglary 22 9 40.91%
Theft 11 3 27.27%
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 2 3.85%
Total 905 192  

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 192 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 148 77.08%
Guatemala 10 5.21%
EL Salvador 5 2.60%
Cuba 3 1.56%
Honduras 3 1.56%
Ukraine 2 1.04%
Vietnam 2 1.04%
Other Countries 19 9.90%
Total 192 100.00%

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

Criminal aliens from 25 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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