Oregon’s Marion County First in Foreign National Crime in June 2019

Oregon’s Marion County First in Foreign National Crime in June 2019

July 31, 2019

Data Compiled By David Olen Cross

On June 1, 2019 Oregon’s Marion County had 216 of the 901 foreign nationals (criminal aliens) incarcerated in the Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) prison system; the county was first in foreign national crime in the state with 23.97 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Marion County residents were harmed or victimized by the 216 criminal aliens incarcerated on June 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 Marion County by Type of Crime Percentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers in DOC Prisons from Marion County by Type of Crime
Rape 49 22.69%
Sex Abuse 44 20.37%
Sodomy 32 14.81%
Homicide 22 10.19%
Assault 15 6.94%
Kidnapping 11 5.09%
Robbery 8 3.70%
Burglary 7 3.24%
Drugs 6 2.78%
Vehicle Theft 2 0.93%
Arson 0 0.00%
Driving Offense 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0.00%
Theft 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 20 9.26%
Total 216 100.00%

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

This table reveals, using the DOC ICE detainer numbers from June 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 Marion 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 Marion County by Type of Crime Percentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers in DOC Prisons from Marion County by Type of Crime
Sex Abuse 184 44 23.91%
Rape 171 49 28.65%
Homicide 131 22 16.79%
Sodomy 99 32 32.32%
Assault 83 15 18.07%
Drugs 77 6 7.79%
Robbery 44 8 18.18%
Kidnapping 25 11 44.00%
Burglary 18 7 38.89%
Theft 16 0 0.00%
Driving Offense 4 0 0.00%
Vehicle Theft 2 2 100.00%
Arson 0 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0 0.00%
Other / Comb. Crimes 47 20 42.55%
Total 901 216  

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

Criminal aliens from 19 identified countries have harmed or victimized Marion County residents.

Foreign nationals who declared their country or origin as being Mexico were 187 of 216 criminal aliens from Marion County incarcerated in the DOC prison system — 86.57 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 216 criminal aliens with ICE detainers who have harmed or victimized the residents of Marion County in the DOC prison system.

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Country Total Inmates W/ ICE Detainers from Marion County by Country of Origin in DOC Prisons Percentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers by Country of Origin from Marion County in DOC Prisons
Mexico 187 86.57%
Russia 4 1.85%
Federated States of Micronesia 3 1.39%
Guatemala 3 1.39%
Cambodia 2 0.93%
Marshal Islands 2 0.93%
Other Countries 15 6.94%
Total 216 100.00%

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

David Olen Cross of Salem, Oregon is a 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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