Oregon’s Washington County Second in Foreign National Crime in February 2020

Oregon’s Washington County Second in Foreign National Crime in February 2020

March 28, 2020

Data Compiled By David Olen Cross

On February 1, 2020 Oregon’s Washington County had 181 of the 826 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 21.91 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Washington County residents were harmed or victimized by the 181 criminal aliens incarcerated on February 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 25.41%
Sex Abuse 41 22.65%
Assault 22 12.15%
Sodomy 21 11.60%
Homicide 19 10.50%
Drugs 13 7.18%
Robbery 10 5.52%
Burglary 4 2.21%
Theft 2 1.10%
Kidnapping 1 0.55%
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 1.10%
Total 181 100.00%

Source: Research and Evaluation DOC Report ICE inmates list 01 February 20.

This table reveals, using the DOC ICE detainer numbers from February 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 176 41 23.30%
Rape 166 46 27.71%
Homicide 121 19 15.70%
Sodomy 100 21 21.00%
Assault 70 22 31.43%
Drugs 61 13 21.31%
Robbery 40 10 25.00%
Kidnapping 27 1 3.70%
Burglary 11 4 36.36%
Theft 10 2 20.00%
Driving Offense 6 0 0.00%
Forgery 1 0 0.00%
Vehicle Theft 1 0 0.00%
Arson 0 0 0.00%
Escape 0 0 0.00%
Other / Comb. Crimes 36 2 5.56%
Total 826 181  

Source: Research and Evaluation DOC Report ICE inmates list 01 February 20.

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 142 of 181 criminal aliens from Washington County incarcerated in the DOC prison system — 78.45 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 181 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 142 78.45%
Guatemala 9 4.97%
Honduras 4 2.21%
Cuba 3 1.66%
EL Salvador 3 1.66%
Other Countries 20 11.05%
Total 181 100.00%

Source: Research and Evaluation DOC Report ICE inmates list 01 February 20.

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 and past crime reports can be found at https://docfnc.wordpress.com/.

 

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