Oregon’s Clackamas County Fourth in Foreign National Crime in February 2019

Oregon’s Clackamas County Fourth in Foreign National Crime in February 2019

April 1, 2019

By David Olen Cross

On February 1, 2019 Oregon’s Clackamas County had 78 of the 913 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 8.54 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Clackamas County residents were harmed or victimized by the 78 criminal aliens incarcerated on February 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 19.23%
Rape 9 11.54%
Sex Abuse 9 11.54%
Homicide 7 8.97%
Sodomy 5 6.41%
Theft 5 6.41%
Kidnapping 3 3.85%
Robbery 3 3.85%
Assault 2 2.56%
Burglary 1 1.28%
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 19 24.36%
Total 78 100.00%

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

This table reveals, using the DOC ICE detainer numbers from February 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 9 4.74%
Rape 170 9 5.29%
Homicide 132 7 5.30%
Sodomy 98 5 5.10%
Assault 79 2 2.53%
Drugs 77 15 19.48%
Robbery 43 3 6.98%
Kidnapping 27 3 11.11%
Burglary 22 1 4.55%
Theft 15 5 33.33%
Vehicle Theft 4 0 0.00%
Driving Offense 4 0 0.00%
Arson 1 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0 0.00%
Other / Comb. Crimes 51 19 37.25%
Total 913 78  

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

Criminal aliens from 10 identified countries have harmed or victimized Clackamas County residents.

Foreign nationals who declared their country or origin as being Mexico were 64 of 78 criminal aliens from Clackamas County incarcerated in the DOC prison system — 82.05 percent of the county’s alien inmates in the state’s prisons.

The following table reveals the self-declared countries of origin of the majority of the 78 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 64 82.05%
China 3 3.85%
Cuba 2 2.56%
Honduras 2 2.56%
Other Countries 7 8.97%
Total 78 100.00%

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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