Oregon’s Clackamas County Fourth in Foreign National Crime in December 2019

Oregon’s Clackamas County Fourth in Foreign National Crime in December 2019

February 2, 2020

Data Compiled By David Olen Cross

On December 1, 2019 Oregon’s Clackamas County had 60 of the 837 foreign nationals (criminal aliens) incarcerated in the Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) prison system; the county was fourth in foreign national crime in the state with 7.17 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Clackamas County residents were harmed or victimized by the 60 criminal aliens incarcerated on December 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 Clackamas County by Type of Crime Percentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers in DOC Prisons from Clackamas County by Type of Crime
Drugs 10 16.67%
Sex Abuse 9 15.00%
Rape 8 13.33%
Homicide 7 11.67%
Sodomy 6 10.00%
Kidnapping 3 5.00%
Robbery 3 5.00%
Theft 3 5.00%
Assault 1 1.67%
Arson 0 0.00%
Burglary 0 0.00%
Driving Offense 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0.00%
Forgery 0 0.00%
Vehicle Theft 0 0.00%
Other / Combination Crimes 10 16.67%
Total 60 100.00%

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

This table reveals, using the DOC ICE detainer numbers from December 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 Clackamas 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 Clackamas County by Type of Crime Percentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers in DOC Prisons from Clackamas County by Type of Crime
Sex Abuse 177 9 5.08%
Rape 168 8 4.76%
Homicide 124 7 5.65%
Sodomy 103 6 5.83%
Assault 75 1 1.33%
Drugs 60 10 16.67%
Robbery 39 3 7.69%
Kidnapping 26 3 11.54%
Burglary 12 0 0.00%
Theft 11 3 27.27%
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 38 10 26.32%
Total 837 60

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

Criminal aliens from 11 identified countries have harmed or victimized Clackamas County residents.

Foreign nationals who declared their country or origin as being Mexico were 48 of 60 criminal aliens from Clackamas County incarcerated in the DOC prison system — 80.00 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 60 criminal aliens with ICE detainers who have harmed or victimized the residents of Clackamas County in the DOC prison system.

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Country Total Inmates W/ ICE Detainers from Clackamas County by Country of Origin in DOC Prisons Percentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers by Country of Origin from Clackamas County in DOC Prisons
Mexico 48 80.00%
Cuba 2 3.33%
Honduras 2 3.33%
Other Countries 8 13.33%
Total 60 100.00%

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