Oregon Department of Corrections: Foreign National Homicide Report October 2019

Oregon Department of Corrections: Foreign National Homicide Report October 2019

November 28, 2019

Data Compiled By David Olen Cross

Information obtained from the Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) indicated on October 1, 2019 that 126 of the 857 foreign nationals (criminal aliens) in the state’s prison system were incarcerated for homicidal crimes (various degrees of murder and manslaughter) — 14.70 percent of the criminal alien prison population (Note: The number of criminal aliens incarcerated for homicidal crimes in DOC prisons does not necessarily equal the number of Oregon residents killed by alien homicidal violence).

Using DOC U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) immigration detainer numbers, the following table reveals the total number criminal alien inmates along with the number and percentage of those alien inmates incarcerated on October 1st in the state’s prisons for homicidal crimes.

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Month/Day/Year DOC Total Number Inmates W/ICE Detainers DOC Number of Inmates W/ICE Detainers for Homicidal Crimes DOC Percent of Inmates W/ICE Detainers for Homicidal Crimes
October 1, 2019 857 126 14.70%

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

Criminal aliens incarcerated in DOC prisons committed at least one crime of homicidal violence in 22 of 36 Oregon counties — 66.11 percent of the counties in the state.

Seven Oregon counties, Multnomah (31 alien inmates convicted of homicidal crimes), Marion (24 alien inmates convicted of homicidal crimes), Washington (20 alien inmates convicted of homicidal crimes), Umatilla (9 alien inmates convicted of homicidal crimes), Clackamas (7 alien inmates convicted of homicidal crimes), Lane (6 alien inmates convicted of homicidal crimes) and Jackson (5 alien inmates convicted of homicidal crimes) had 102 of 126 criminal alien inmates incarcerated in DOC prisons for homicidal violence — 80.95 percent of the alien inmates in the state’s prisons for homicidal crimes.

Using DOC ICE immigration detainer numbers, the following table reveals the number and percentage of criminal alien inmates incarcerated on October 1st that were sent to prison from the state’s 36 counties for homicidal crimes.

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
County DOC Number of Inmates W/ ICE Detainers by County Incarcerated for Homicidal Crimes DOC Percent of Inmates W/ ICE Detainers by County Incarcerated for Homicidal Crimes
Multnomah 31 24.60%
Marion 24 19.05%
Washington 20 15.87%
Umatilla 9 7.14%
Clackamas 7 5.56%
Lane 6 4.76%
Jackson 5 3.97%
Linn 3 2.38%
Yamhill 3 2.38%
Benton 2 1.59%
Klamath 2 1.59%
Lincoln 2 1.59%
Polk 2 1.59%
Clatsop 1 0.79%
Deschutes 1 0.79%
Douglas 1 0.79%
Gilliam 1 0.79%
Hood River 1 0.79%
Jefferson 1 0.79%
Josephine 1 0.79%
Malheur 1 0.79%
OOS (Not a County) 1 0.79%
Tillamook 1 0.79%
Baker 0 0.00%
Columbia 0 0.00%
Coos 0 0.00%
Crook 0 0.00%
Curry 0 0.00%
Grant 0 0.00%
Harney 0 0.00%
Lake 0 0.00%
Morrow 0 0.00%
Sherman 0 0.00%
Union 0 0.00%
Wallowa 0 0.00%
Wasco 0 0.00%
Wheeler 0 0.00%
Total 126 100.00%

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

Criminal aliens from 21 different countries have committed homicidal violence against Oregon residents.

Foreign nationals who declared their country or origin as being Mexico were 97 of 126 criminal aliens convicted of homicidal crimes incarcerated in the DOC prison system — 76.98 percent of the alien inmates in the state’s prisons for homicidal crimes.

Using DOC ICE immigration detainer numbers, the following table reveals the self-declared countries of origin of the 126 criminal alien inmates by number and percentage incarcerated on October 1st in the state’s prisons for homicidal crimes.

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Country DOC Number of Inmates W/ ICE Detainers by Country Incarcerated for Homicidal Crimes DOC Percent of Inmates W/ ICE Detainers by Country Incarcerated for Homicidal Crimes
Mexico 97 76.98%
Cuba 4 3.17%
Canada 3 2.38%
Vietnam 3 2.38%
Cambodia 2 1.59%
South Korea 2 1.59%
Colombia 1 0.79%
Costa Rica 1 0.79%
El Salvador 1 0.79%
Guatemala 1 0.79%
Honduras 1 0.79%
Japan 1 0.79%
Laos 1 0.79%
Mariana Islands 1 0.79%
Marshall Islands 1 0.79%
Nicaragua 1 0.79%
Nigeria 1 0.79%
Peru 1 0.79%
Philippines 1 0.79%
South Africa 1 0.79%
Turkey 1 0.79%
Total 126 100.00%

Source: Research and Evaluation DOC Report ICE inmates list 01 October 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 federal, state, county and city elected and non elected governmental officials to help them assess the impact of foreign national crime in the United States of America. He can be reached at docfnc@yahoo.com. His current past crime reports can be found at https://docfnc.wordpress.com/.

 

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