In the interest of public safety, the Calgary Police Service is issuing the following information and public warning in regards to a high-risk offender who is relocating to Calgary.
Jacques Andre DUFOUR, 44, was released in Saskatoon on Thurs., May 26, 2006, after serving an 11-year sentence in federal prison for aggravated assault.
DUFOUR recently relocated from Saskatoon and is currently in the Calgary area.
The public is warned that DUFOUR has used weapons to commit violent offences against strangers. Previous convictions include possession of a weapon and two counts of assault with a weapon.
DUFOUR has a history of attacking people working in community support services. It is believed that he poses a significant risk to members of the community.
DUFOUR is Caucasian, 5’10”, 176 lbs., with brown hair, hazel eyes and has a moustache. He speaks with a French accent.
Members of the public are advised that the intent of this information is to enable members of the public to take suitable precautionary measures and not to embark on any form of vigilante action.