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

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

April 24, 2019

Data Compiled By David Olen Cross

Information obtained from the Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) indicated on March 1, 2019 that 450 of 901 foreign nationals (criminal aliens) in the state’s prison system were incarcerated for three types of sex crimes — sex abuse, rape and sodomy — 49.94 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 450 criminal alien inmates incarcerated on March 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 184 40.89%
Rape 168 37.33%
Sodomy 98 21.78%
Total 450 100.00%

Source: Research and Evaluation DOC Report ICE inmates list 01 March 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 (127 alien sex offenders), Washington (109 alien sex offenders), Multnomah (73 alien sex offenders), Lane (25 alien sex offenders), Clackamas (23 alien sex offenders), Jackson (16 alien sex offenders) and Yamhill (14 alien sex offenders) had 387 of 450 criminal alien inmates incarcerated in DOC prisons for sex crimes — 86.00 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 450 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 47 48 32 127 28.22%
Washington 43 46 20 109 24.22%
Multnomah 33 24 16 73 16.22%
Lane 7 12 6 25 5.56%
Clackamas 9 9 5 23 5.11%
Jackson 8 4 4 16 3.56%
Yamhill 3 6 5 14 3.11%
Linn 6 1 1 8 1.78%
Deschutes 4 2 1 7 1.56%
Benton 1 4 1 6 1.33%
Umatilla 3 1 2 6 1.33%
Malheur 3 2 0 5 1.11%
Polk 3 1 1 5 1.11%
Clatsop 2 1 0 3 0.67%
Coos 0 2 1 3 0.67%
Klamath 3 0 0 3 0.67%
Lincoln 2 1 0 3 0.67%
Jefferson 1 1 0 2 0.44%
Josephine 2 0 0 2 0.44%
Morrow 1 1 0 2 0.44%
Tillamook 1 0 1 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%
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 184 168 98 450 100.00%

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

Criminal aliens from 36 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 374 of 450 criminal alien inmates incarcerated for sex crimes in the DOC prison system — 83.11 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 450 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 161 136 77 374 82.11%
Guatemala 5 6 2 13 2.89%
El Salvador 1 2 5 8 1.78%
Russia 0 3 1 4 0.89%
Vietnam 0 3 1 4 0.89%
Ecuador 0 1 2 3 0.67%
Honduras 1 2 0 3 0.67%
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 9 10 4 23 5.11%
Total 184 168 98 450 100.00%

Source: Research and Evaluation DOC Report ICE inmates list 01 March 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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