Oregon’s Washington County Second in Foreign National Crime in November 2019

Oregon’s Washington County Second in Foreign National Crime in November 2019

January 5, 2020

Data Compiled By David Olen Cross

On November 1, 2019 Oregon’s Washington County had 187 of the 851 foreign nationals (criminal aliens) incarcerated in the Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) prison system; the county was second in foreign national crime in the state with 21.97 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Washington County residents were harmed or victimized by the 187 criminal aliens incarcerated on November 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 Washington County by Type of Crime Percentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers in DOC Prisons from Washington County by Type of Crime
Rape 46 24.60%
Sex Abuse 46 24.60%
Assault 24 12.83%
Sodomy 22 11.76%
Homicide 20 10.70%
Drugs 10 5.35%
Robbery 9 4.81%
Burglary 5 2.67%
Theft 2 1.07%
Kidnapping 1 0.53%
Arson 0 0.00%
Driving Offense 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0.00%
Vehicle Theft 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 2 1.07%
Total 187 100.00%

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

This table reveals, using the DOC ICE detainer numbers from November 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 Washington 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 Washington County by Type of Crime Percentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers in DOC Prisons from Washington County by Type of Crime
Sex Abuse 181 46 25.41%
Rape 169 46 27.22%
Homicide 124 20 16.13%
Sodomy 104 22 21.15%
Assault 80 24 30.00%
Drugs 61 10 16.39%
Robbery 39 9 23.08%
Kidnapping 26 1 3.85%
Burglary 12 5 41.67%
Theft 11 2 18.18%
Driving Offense 3 0 0.00%
Vehicle Theft 1 0 0.00%
Arson 0 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0 0.00%
Other / Comb. Crimes 40 2 5.00%
Total 851 187  

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

Criminal aliens from 25 identified countries have harmed or victimized Washington County residents.

Foreign nationals who declared their country or origin as being Mexico were 146 of 187 criminal aliens from Washington County incarcerated in the DOC prison system — 78.07 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 187 criminal aliens with ICE detainers who have harmed or victimized the residents of Washington County in the DOC prison system.

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Country Total Inmates W/ ICE Detainers from Washington County by Country of Origin in DOC Prisons Percentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers by Country of Origin from Washington County in DOC Prisons
Mexico 146 78.07%
Guatemala 10 5.35%
EL Salvador 5 2.67%
Cuba 3 1.60%
Honduras 3 1.60%
Other Countries 20 10.70%
Total 187 100.00%

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