Oregon’s Multnomah County Third in Foreign National Crime in July 2019

Oregon’s Multnomah County Third in Foreign National Crime in July 2019

August 28, 2019

Data Compiled By David Olen Cross

On July 1, 2019 Oregon’s Multnomah County had 169 of the 893 foreign nationals (criminal aliens) incarcerated in the Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) prison system; the county was third in foreign national crime in the state with 18.92 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Multnomah County residents were harmed or victimized by the 169 criminal aliens incarcerated on July 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 Multnomah County by Type of Crime Percentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers in DOC Prisons from Multnomah County by Type of Crime
Homicide 34 20.12%
Sex Abuse 33 19.53%
Rape 24 14.20%
Drugs 17 10.06%
Robbery 16 9.47%
Sodomy 16 9.47%
Assault 15 8.88%
Kidnapping 8 4.73%
Theft 4 2.37%
Burglary 0 0.00%
Driving Offense 1 0.59%
Arson 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0.00%
Vehicle Theft 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 1 0.59%
Total 169 100.00%

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

This table reveals, using the DOC ICE detainer numbers from July 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 Multnomah 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 Multnomah County by Type of Crime Percentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers in DOC Prisons from Multnomah County by Type of Crime
Sex Abuse 182 33 18.13%
Rape 171 24 14.04%
Homicide 132 34 25.76%
Sodomy 100 16 16.00%
Assault 81 15 18.52%
Drugs 75 17 22.67%
Robbery 43 16 37.21%
Kidnapping 25 8 32.00%
Burglary 17 0 0.00%
Theft 15 4 26.67%
Driving Offense 4 1 25.00%
Vehicle Theft 1 0 0.00%
Arson 0 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0 0.00%
Other / Comb. Crimes 47 1 2.13%
Total 893 169  

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

Criminal aliens from 28 identified countries have harmed or victimized Multnomah County residents.

Foreign nationals who declared their country or origin as being Mexico were 113 of 169 criminal aliens from Multnomah County incarcerated in the DOC prison system — 66.86 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 169 criminal aliens with ICE detainers who have harmed or victimized the residents of Multnomah County in the DOC prison system.

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Country Total Inmates W/ ICE Detainers from Multnomah County by Country of Origin in DOC Prisons Percentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers by Country of Origin from Multnomah County in DOC Prisons
Mexico 113 66.86%
Vietnam 10 5.92%
Cuba 9 5.33%
Guatemala 5 2.96%
Honduras 3 1.78%
Ukraine 3 1.78%
Egypt 2 1.18%
Federated States of Micronesia 2 1.18%
Laos 2 1.18%
Russia 2 1.18%
Other Countries 18 10.65%
Total 169 100.00%

Source: Research and Evaluation DOC Report ICE inmates list 01 July 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 current and past crime reports can be found at https://docfnc.wordpress.com/.

 

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