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 dangerous offender.
Norman Robert BROWN, 57, has been released to the Calgary community, today, Thursday, March 16, 2023, after serving a two-year sentence for sexual assault. BROWN is also the subject of a 10-year Long-Term Supervision Order.
BROWN has six previous convictions for sexual assault and one conviction for sexual interference of a minor, which occurred between 1990 and 2021. The majority of his crimes have occurred in the Calgary area and targeted vulnerable women, including women with disabilities.
BROWN will be closely monitored by Correctional Service Canada (CSC) and the Calgary Police Service High Risk Offender Program.
He is described as White, 5’9” tall, 221 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes. A photo of BROWN 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 BROWN.
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.