Calgary, AB,

Release of High-Risk Offender – Paul Algino Barrett

In the interest of public safety, the Calgary Police Service is issuing the following public information and warning in regards to the release of a high risk offender.

Paul Algino BARRETT, 23, was released to the Calgary community, today, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022, after serving a two-year sentence for break and enter with intent.

BARRETT has two previous convictions for break and enter with intent, which were believed to be sexually motivated and random in nature. Other convictions include weapons offences and breaches of court orders. All of his crimes have occurred in the Calgary area.

BARRETT is subject to a three-year probation order and will be closely monitored by the Calgary Police Service High Risk Offender Program.

He is described as a Black male, 6’1” tall, and 160 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. A photo of BARRETT 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 BARRETT.

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.

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. 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.