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

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

June 29, 2020

Data Compiled By David Olen Cross

On May 1, 2020 Oregon’s Washington County had 174 of the 824 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 21.12 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Washington County residents were harmed or victimized by the 174 criminal aliens incarcerated on May 1st in the DOC prison system with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) immigration 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 49 28.16%
Sex Abuse 38 21.84%
Assault 20 11.49%
Sodomy 20 11.49%
Homicide 18 10.34%
Drugs 11 6.32%
Robbery 10 5.75%
Burglary 4 2.30%
Kidnapping 1 0.57%
Theft 1 0.57%
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 1.15%
Total 174 100.00%

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

This table reveals, using the DOC ICE immigration detainer numbers from May 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
Rape 174 49 28.16%
Sex Abuse 172 38 22.09%
Homicide 117 18 15.38%
Sodomy 103 20 19.42%
Assault 73 20 27.40%
Drugs 57 11 19.30%
Robbery 38 10 26.32%
Kidnapping 27 1 3.70%
Burglary 13 4 30.77%
Driving Offense 7 0 0.00%
Theft 7 1 14.29%
Arson 1 0 0.00%
Escape 1 0 0.00%
Forgery 1 0 0.00%
Vehicle Theft 1 0 0.00%
Other / Comb. Crimes 32 2 6.25%
Total 824 174  

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

Criminal aliens from 23 identified countries have harmed or victimized Washington County residents.

Foreign nationals who declared their country or origin as being Mexico were 141 of 174 criminal aliens from Washington County incarcerated in the DOC prison system — 81.03 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 174 criminal aliens with ICE immigration 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 141 81.03%
Guatemala 7 4.02%
Honduras 4 2.30%
EL Salvador 3 1.72%
Other Countries 19 10.92%
Total 174 100.00%

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