Oregon Department of Corrections: Foreign National Homicide Report October 2020

Oregon Department of Corrections: Foreign National Homicide Report October 2020

November 18, 2020

Data Compiled By David Olen Cross

Information obtained from the Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) indicated on October 1, 2020 that 116 of the 815 foreign nationals (criminal aliens) in the state’s prison system were incarcerated for homicidal crimes (various degrees of murder and manslaughter) — 14.23 percent of the criminal alien prison population (Note: The number of criminal aliens incarcerated for homicidal crimes in DOC prisons does not necessarily equal the number of Oregon residents killed by alien homicidal violence).

Using DOC U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) immigration detainer numbers, the following table reveals the total number criminal alien inmates along with the number and percentage of those alien inmates incarcerated on October 1st in the state’s prisons for homicidal crimes.

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Month/Day/YearDOC Total Number Inmates W/ICE DetainersDOC Number of Inmates W/ICE Detainers for Homicidal CrimesDOC Percent of Inmates W/ICE Detainers for Homicidal Crimes
October 1, 202081511614.23%

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

Criminal aliens incarcerated in DOC prisons committed at least one crime of homicidal violence in 21 of 36 Oregon counties — 58.33 percent of the counties in the state.

Seven Oregon counties, Multnomah (28 alien inmates convicted of homicidal crimes), Marion (24 alien inmates convicted of homicidal crimes), Washington (17 alien inmates convicted of homicidal crimes), Umatilla (9 alien inmates convicted of homicidal crimes), Clackamas (7 alien inmates convicted of homicidal crimes), Jackson (5 alien inmates convicted of homicidal crimes) and Lane (5 alien inmates convicted of homicidal crimes) had 95 of 116 criminal alien inmates incarcerated in DOC prisons for homicidal violence — 81.90 percent of the alien inmates in the state’s prisons for homicidal crimes.

Using DOC ICE immigration detainer numbers, the following table reveals the number and percentage of criminal alien inmates incarcerated on October 1st that weresentto prison from the state’s 36 counties for homicidal crimes.

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
CountyDOC Number of Inmates W/ ICE Detainers by County Incarcerated for Homicidal CrimesDOC Percent of Inmates W/ ICE Detainers by County Incarcerated for Homicidal Crimes
Multnomah2824.14%
Marion2420.69%
Washington1714.66%
Umatilla97.76%
Clackamas76.03%
Jackson54.31%
Lane54.31%
Linn32.59%
Yamhill32.59%
Klamath21.72%
Polk21.72%
Benton10.86%
Clatsop10.86%
Deschutes10.86%
Douglas10.86%
Hood River10.86%
Jefferson10.86%
Josephine10.86%
Lincoln10.86%
Malheur10.86%
OOS (Not a County)10.86%
Tillamook10.86%
Baker00.00%
Columbia00.00%
Coos00.00%
Crook00.00%
Curry00.00%
Gilliam00.00%
Grant00.00%
Harney00.00%
Lake00.00%
Morrow00.00%
Sherman00.00%
Union00.00%
Wallowa00.00%
Wasco00.00%
Wheeler00.00%
Total116100.00%

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

Criminal aliens from 20 different countries have committed homicidal violence against Oregon residents.

Foreign nationals who declared their country or origin as being Mexico were 88 of 116 criminal aliens convicted of homicidal crimes incarcerated in the DOC prison system — 75.86 percent of the alien inmates in the state’s prisons for homicidal crimes.

Using DOC ICE immigration detainer numbers, the following table reveals the self-declared countries of origin of the 116 criminal alien inmates by number and percentage incarcerated on October 1stin the state’s prisons for homicidal crimes.

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
CountryDOC Number of Inmates W/ ICE Detainers by Country Incarcerated for Homicidal CrimesDOC Percent of Inmates W/ ICE Detainers by Country Incarcerated for Homicidal Crimes
Mexico8875.86%
Cuba54.31%
Vietnam32.59%
Cambodia21.72%
Canada21.72%
South Korea21.72%
Colombia10.86%
Costa Rica10.86%
El Salvador10.86%
Guatemala10.86%
Honduras10.86%
Japan10.86%
Laos10.86%
Mariana Islands10.86%
Marshall Islands10.86%
Nicaragua10.86%
Peru10.86%
Philippines10.86%
South Africa10.86%
Turkey10.86%
Total116100.00%

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