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

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

November 2, 2020

Data Compiled By David Olen Cross

On September 1, 2020 Oregon’s Washington County had 168 of the 818 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 20.54 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Washington County residents were harmed or victimized by the 168 criminal aliens incarcerated on September 1st in the DOC prison system with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) immigration detainers.

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
CrimeTotal Number of Inmates W/ ICE Detainers in DOC Prisons from Washington County by Type of CrimePercentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers in DOC Prisons from Washington County by Type of Crime
Rape4929.17%
Sex Abuse3520.83%
Sodomy2011.90%
Assault1911.31%
Homicide1710.12%
Robbery105.95%
Drugs95.36%
Burglary42.38%
Kidnapping10.60%
Theft10.60%
Vehicle Theft10.60%
Arson00.00%
Driving Offense00.00%
Escape00.00%
Forgery00.00%
Other / Combination Crimes21.19%
Total168100.00%

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

This table reveals, using the DOC ICE immigration detainer numbers from September 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
CrimeTotal number of Inmates W/ ICE Detainers in DOC Prisons from all Oregon Counties by Type of CrimeTotal number of Inmates W/ ICE Detainers in DOC Prisons from Washington County by Type of CrimePercentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers in DOC Prisons from Washington County by Type of Crime
Rape1744928.16%
Sex Abuse1653521.21%
Homicide1161714.66%
Sodomy1032019.42%
Assault711926.76%
Drugs58915.52%
Robbery421023.81%
Kidnapping2514.00%
Burglary10440.00%
Theft9111.11%
Driving Offense600.00%
Vehicle Theft3133.33%
Arson100.00%
Escape100.00%
Forgery100.00%
Other / Comb. Crimes3326.06%
Total818168 

Source: Research and Evaluation DOC Report ICE inmates list 01 September 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 136 of 168 criminal aliens from Washington County incarcerated in the DOC prison system — 80.95 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 168 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
CountryTotal Inmates W/ ICE Detainers from Washington County by Country of Origin in DOC PrisonsPercentage of Inmates W/ICE Detainers by Country of Origin from Washington County in DOC Prisons
Mexico13680.95%
Guatemala74.17%
EL Salvador42.38%
Honduras21.16%
Other Countries1911.31%
Total168100.00%

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