Calgary, AB,

Statutory Release of Dangerous Offender - JENIK

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

Douglas Gordon JENIK, 47, was released into the Calgary area today, Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, after serving a two-year sentence for sexual assault and committing an indecent act in public. At the time of his sentencing, JENIK was designated a dangerous offender.

JENIK has previous convictions for sexual assault, assault, indecent act, harassment and multiple driving offences.

Monitoring of offenders on statutory release is the responsibility of Correctional Service Canada, however, in this case the CPS has made the decision to also issue a public notification in the interest of public safety.

JENIK is Caucasian, 5’7” tall and approximately 150 pounds. He has green eyes and brown hair, and wears glasses. A photo of JENIK 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 JENIK.

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.