Oregon Department of Corrections: Foreign National Sex Crime Report February 2019

Oregon Department of Corrections: Foreign National Sex Crime Report February 2019

March 27, 2019

Data Compiled By David Olen Cross

Information obtained from the Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) indicated on February 1, 2019 that 458 of 913 foreign nationals (criminal aliens) in the state’s prison system were incarcerated for three types of sex crimes — sex abuse, rape and sodomy — 50.16 percent of the criminal alien prison population (Note: The number of criminal aliens incarcerated for sex crimes in DOC prisons does not necessarily equal the number of Oregon residents victimized by alien sex abuse, rape and sodomy.).

Using DOC U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) immigration detainer numbers, the following table is a numerical breakdown by number and percentage of the 458 criminal alien inmates incarcerated on February 1st in the state’s prisons for the crimes of sex abuse, rape and sodomy.

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Crime DOC Number Inmates W/ ICE Detainers Incarcerated by Type of Sex Crime DOC Percent Inmates W/ICE Detainers Incarcerated by Type of Sex Crime
Sex Abuse 190 41.58%
Rape 170 37.20%
Sodomy 98 21.44%
Total 458 100.00%

Source: Research and Evaluation DOC Report ICE inmates list 01 February 19.

Criminal aliens incarcerated in DOC prisons committed at least one sex crime in 26 of 36 Oregon counties —72.22 percent of the counties in the state.

Seven Oregon counties, Marion (130 alien sex offenders), Washington (110 alien sex offenders), Multnomah (73 alien sex offenders), Lane (26 alien sex offenders), Clackamas (23 alien sex offenders), Jackson (18 alien sex offenders) and Yamhill (14 alien sex offenders) had 394 of 458 criminal alien inmates incarcerated in DOC prisons for sex crimes — 86.03 percent of the alien sex offenders incarcerated in the state’s prisons.

Using DOC ICE detainer numbers, the following table indicates the location by county of where the 458 criminal alien inmates were sent to serve time in the state’s prison system for sex crimes; furthermore, the table is a numerical breakdown by county of the type of sex crimes alien inmates committed that got them sent to the state’s prison system; finally, the table gives the total number and percentage of alien inmates by county incarcerated for sex crimes in the state’s prison system.

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
County DOC Number Inmates W/ ICE Detainers by County Incarcerated for the Crime of Sex Abuse DOC Number Inmates W/ICE Detainers by County Incarcerated for the Crime of Rape DOC Number Inmates W/ICE Detainers by County Incarcerated for the Crime of Sodomy DOC Number Inmates W/ICE Detainers by County Incarcerated for Sex Crimes DOC Percent Inmates W/ICE Detainers by County Incarcerated for Sex Crimes
Marion 48 50 32 130 28.38%
Washington 45 45 20 110 24.02%
Multnomah 33 24 16 73 15.94%
Lane 7 13 6 26 5.68%
Clackamas 9 9 5 23 5.02%
Jackson 10 4 4 18 3.93%
Yamhill 3 6 5 14 3.06%
Linn 7 1 1 9 1.97%
Deschutes 4 2 2 8 1.75%
Benton 1 4 1 6 1.31%
Umatilla 3 1 2 6 1.31%
Malheur 3 2 0 5 1.09%
Polk 3 1 1 5 1.09%
Clatsop 2 1 0 3 0.66%
Coos 0 2 1 3 0.66%
Klamath 3 0 0 3 0.66%
Lincoln 2 1 0 3 0.66%
Jefferson 1 1 0 2 0.44%
Josephine 2 0 0 2 0.44%
Morrow 1 1 0 2 0.44%
Wasco 1 1 0 2 0.44%
Crook 0 0 1 1 0.22%
Douglas 0 0 1 1 0.22%
Hood River 0 1 0 1 0.22%
Tillamook 1 0 0 1 0.22%
Union 1 0 0 1 0.22%
Baker 0 0 0 0 0.00%
Columbia 0 0 0 0 0.00%
Curry 0 0 0 0 0.00%
Gilliam 0 0 0 0 0.00%
Grant 0 0 0 0 0.00%
Harney 0 0 0 0 0.00%
Lake 0 0 0 0 0.00%
OOS 0 0 0 0 0.00%
Sherman 0 0 0 0 0.00%
Wallowa 0 0 0 0 0.00%
Wheeler 0 0 0 0 0.00%
Total 190 170 98 458 100.00%

Source: Research and Evaluation DOC Report ICE inmates list 01 February 19.

Criminal aliens from 37 identified countries were incarcerated in DOC prisons for sex crimes in the State of Oregon.

Foreign nationals who declared their country or origin as being Mexico were 381 of 458 criminal alien inmates incarcerated for sex crimes in the DOC prison system — 83.19 percent of the alien sex offenders in the state’s prisons.

Using DOC ICE detainer numbers, the following table indicates the self-declared countries of origin of the 458 criminal alien inmates that were sent to serve time in the state’s prison system for sex crimes; furthermore, the table is a numerical breakdown by country of the type of sex crimes alien inmates committed that got them sent to the state’s prison system; finally, the table gives the total number and percentage of alien inmates by country incarcerated for sex crimes in the state’s prison system.

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Country DOC Number Inmates W/ ICE Detainers by Country Incarcerated for the Crime of Sex Abuse DOC Number Inmates W/ICE Detainers by Country Incarcerated for the Crime of Rape DOC Number Inmates W/ICE Detainers by Country Incarcerated for the Crime of Sodomy DOC Number Inmates W/ICE Detainers by Country Incarcerated for Sex Crimes DOC Percent Inmates W/ICE Detainers by Country Incarcerated for Sex Crimes
Mexico 166 138 77 381 83.19%
Guatemala 5 6 2 13 2.84%
El Salvador 1 2 5 8 1.75%
Russia 0 3 1 4 0.87%
Vietnam 0 3 1 4 0.87%
Ecuador 0 1 2 3 0.66%
Honduras 1 2 0 3 0.66%
Cuba 1 1 0 2 0.44%
England 1 0 1 2 0.44%
Fed. St. Micron. 1 0 1 2 0.44%
Laos 0 1 1 2 0.44%
Peru 2 0 0 2 0.44%
Philippines 0 0 2 2 0.44%
Sierra Leone 2 0 0 2 0.44%
Ukraine 0 1 1 2 0.44%
Wales 0 2 0 2 0.44%
Other Countries 10 10 4 24 5.24%
Total 190 170 98 458 100.00%

Source: Research and Evaluation DOC Report ICE inmates list 01 February 19.

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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