Release of High-Risk Offender – Gurbir Singh MANGAT
In the interest of public safety, the Calgary Police Service is issuing the following public information and warning regarding the release of a high-risk offender.
Gurbir Singh MANGAT, 30, was released to the Calgary community today, Friday, June 9, 2023, after serving a four-year sentence for a series of stranger sexual assaults.
MANGAT committed previous sexual assaults during a short timeframe in April 2018 in Calgary. In these offences, MANGAT targeted women that were unknown to him and approached his victims at different locations in the downtown area, including inside a retail store, outside of an apartment building and while walking on a path.
MANGAT will be closely monitored by the Calgary Police Service High-Risk Offender Program.
He is described as 6’4” tall, 188 pounds with black hair and brown 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 MANGAT.
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.
About the CPS High-Risk Offender Program
The Calgary Police Service High-Risk Offender Program (HROP) monitors offenders who have been released by the courts to the Calgary community and who have been determined to have a high-risk to reoffend in a violent or sexual manner. With our law enforcement partners, officers in HROP assess an offender’s risk factors and use a number of tactics to ensure they are abiding by court-imposed conditions to manage their risk to the community. Court-imposed conditions can include the use of electronic monitoring, prohibitions on weapons, drugs and alcohol, mandated counselling and treatment, curfews and other relevant restrictions.