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

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

November 5, 2019

Data Compiled By David Olen Cross

On September 1, 2019 Oregon’s Multnomah County had 162 of the 864 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 18.75 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Multnomah County residents were harmed or victimized by the 162 criminal aliens incarcerated on September 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
Sex Abuse 33 20.37%
Homicide 31 19.14%
Rape 24 14.81%
Sodomy 17 10.49%
Robbery 16 9.88%
Drugs 15 9.26%
Assault 12 7.41%
Kidnapping 8 4.94%
Theft 4 2.47%
Driving Offense 1 0.62%
Arson 0 0.00%
Burglary 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0.00%
Vehicle Theft 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 1 0.62%
Total 162 100.00%

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

This table reveals, using the DOC ICE detainer numbers from September 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 181 33 18.23%
Rape 168 24 14.29%
Homicide 127 31 24.41%
Sodomy 105 17 16.19%
Assault 77 12 15.58%
Drugs 67 15 22.39%
Robbery 41 16 39.02%
Kidnapping 25 8 32.00%
Burglary 15 0 0.00%
Theft 11 4 36.36%
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 42 1 2.38%
Total 864 162  

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

Criminal aliens from 26 identified countries have harmed or victimized Multnomah County residents.

Foreign nationals who declared their country or origin as being Mexico were 107 of 162 criminal aliens from Multnomah County incarcerated in the DOC prison system — 66.05 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 162 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 107 66.05%
Vietnam 10 6.17%
Cuba 9 5.56%
Guatemala 5 3.09%
Federated States of Micronesia 3 1.85%
Honduras 3 1.85%
Ukraine 3 1.85%
Egypt 2 1.23%
Laos 2 1.23%
Russia 2 1.23%
Other Countries 16 9.88%
Total 162 100.00%

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