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

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

August 29, 2019

Data Compiled By David Olen Cross

On July 1, 2019 Oregon’s Marion County had 213 of the 893 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 23.85 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Marion County residents were harmed or victimized by the 213 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 Marion County by Type of Crime Percentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers in DOC Prisons from Marion County by Type of Crime
Rape 49 23.00%
Sex Abuse 43 20.19%
Sodomy 32 15.02%
Homicide 23 10.80%
Assault 15 7.04%
Kidnapping 11 5.16%
Burglary 7 3.29%
Drugs 6 2.82%
Robbery 6 2.82%
Vehicle Theft 1 0.47%
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 9.39%
Total 213 100.00%

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 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 182 43 23.63%
Rape 171 49 28.65%
Homicide 132 23 17.42%
Sodomy 100 32 32.00%
Assault 81 15 18.52%
Drugs 75 6 8.00%
Robbery 43 6 13.95%
Kidnapping 25 11 44.00%
Burglary 17 7 41.18%
Theft 15 0 0.00%
Driving Offense 4 0 0.00%
Vehicle Theft 1 1 100.00%
Arson 0 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0 0.00%
Other / Comb. Crimes 47 20 42.55%
Total 893 213  

Source: Research and Evaluation DOC Report ICE inmates list 01 July 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 184 of 213 criminal aliens from Marion County incarcerated in the DOC prison system — 86.38 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 213 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 184 86.38%
Russia 4 1.88%
Federated States of Micronesia 3 1.41%
Guatemala 3 1.41%
Cambodia 2 0.94%
Marshal Islands 2 0.94%
Other Countries 15 7.04%
Total 213 100.00%

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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