Calgary, AB,

High Risk Offender Released

In the interest of public safety, the Calgary Police Service is issuing the following public information and warning in regards to the release of an inmate.

Jeremy John EMMELKAMP, 37, was released into the Calgary area today, Monday, Dec. 7, 2015, after serving a two-year and 10-month sentence for uttering threats and criminal harassment.

Previous convictions include uttering threats, criminal harassment, assault, assault causing bodily harm, mischief, resisting arrest, possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking and possession of a controlled substance. His past offences were committed in Calgary, Banff and Lethbridge, A.B., and Nelson, B.C.

He will now be monitored by the Calgary Police Service High Risk Offender Program.

EMMELKAMP is described as Caucasian, approximately 130 pounds, 5’ 8” tall, with blond hair and blue eyes. A photo of EMMELKAMP is available on The City of Calgary Newsroom.

The Calgary Police Service is issuing this information and warning after careful deliberation and consideration of all related issues, including privacy concerns, in the belief that it is clearly in the public interest to inform the members of the community of the release of EMMELKAMP.

Members of the public are advised that the intent of the process is to enable members of the public to take suitable precautionary measures and not to embark on any form of vigilante action.

NOTE: This information is released under the authority of section 32 the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, S.A. 1994 c.F - 18.5.