Edmonton, Alberta – In the interest of public safety, the Edmonton Police Service is issuing the following warning: Tristan Thom is a convicted violent offender and the Edmonton Police Service believes he poses a significant risk of harm to the community and, as such, believe there is a duty to warn the public.
Thom was recently released from incarceration and is in the Edmonton area. Thom is not bound by any conditions or court order.
Thom is capable of extreme violence, especially under the influence of drugs and alcohol. Thom will resort to violence if he perceives being challenged or shown disrespect by others and violent acts could occur in public or social settings.
Anyone with any information or concerns about Thom can contact the EPS at 780-423-4567.
The Edmonton Police Service is issuing this information and warning after careful deliberation 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.
Members of the public are advised that the intent of this process is to enable citizens to take suitable precautionary measures. Releasing this information is NOT intended to encourage people to engage in any form of vigilante action.
This information is released under the authority of the FOIP Act, RSA 2000, C. F-25, and the common law.
The information in this release is that which was verifiable prior to the release time indicated. Continued investigation and review could result in additional information or clarification.
Edmonton Police Service
MRU #: H20R025
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