Calgary, AB,

Release of high-risk offender - Alexandre PASSECHNIKOV

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 on completion of his sentence.

Alexandre PASSECHNIKOV, 35, was released to the Calgary community today, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, after serving a thirteen-month sentence for breaching court orders.

Previous convictions include sexual assault, choking, theft, possession of property obtained by crime, failing to comply with a probation order, robbery, forcible confinement, break and enter, uttering threats, mischief and obstructing a peace officer. All of his crimes have been committed in Montreal Que., and Edmonton, Alta.

It is believed that PASSECHNIKOV has also attempted to have unprotected sexual contact with females, even though it is believed that he has an infectious, potentially life threatening, medical condition that can be transmitted through bodily fluids.

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

He is described as 6’1” tall, 166 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes.

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 members of the community of the release of PASSECHNIKOV.

Members of the public are advised that the intent of the process is to enable them 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.