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

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

August 30, 2020

Data Compiled By David Olen Cross

On July 1, 2020 Oregon’s Washington County had 176 of the 823 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 21.39 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Washington County residents were harmed or victimized by the 176 criminal aliens incarcerated on July 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 50 28.41%
Sex Abuse 38 21.59%
Assault 21 11.93%
Sodomy 20 11.36%
Homicide 18 10.23%
Drugs 11 6.25%
Robbery 11 6.25%
Burglary 3 1.70%
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 1.14%
Total 176 100.00%

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

This table reveals, using the DOC ICE immigration detainer numbers from July 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 176 50 28.41%
Sex Abuse 171 38 22.22%
Homicide 116 18 15.52%
Sodomy 102 20 19.61%
Assault 74 21 28.38%
Drugs 59 11 18.64%
Robbery 40 11 27.50%
Kidnapping 26 1 3.85%
Burglary 10 3 30.00%
Theft 8 1 12.50%
Driving Offense 7 0 0.00%
Arson 1 0 0.00%
Escape 1 0 0.00%
Forgery 1 0 0.00%
Vehicle Theft 1 0 0.00%
Other / Comb. Crimes 30 2 6.67%
Total 823 176  

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

Criminal aliens from 22 identified countries have harmed or victimized Washington County residents.

Foreign nationals who declared their country or origin as being Mexico were 144 of 176 criminal aliens from Washington County incarcerated in the DOC prison system — 81.82 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 176 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 144 81.82%
Guatemala 7 3.98%
Honduras 4 2.27%
EL Salvador 3 1.70%
Other Countries 18 10.23%
Total 176 100.00%

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