Sexually violent predator released from Boulder jail

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BOULDER, Colo. — The Boulder Police Department issued a community alert Tuesday about a sexually violent predator who was recently released from jail.

Kerry Fitzgerald Whitfield, 52, was convicted of a sex offense that requires law enforcement registration but has indicated he is homeless.

Whitfield has been determined to present a high potential to reoffend, police said.

“The Boulder Police Department is releasing information pursuant to the Colorado Revised Statutes, which authorize law enforcement agencies to inform the public when a sex offender moves into the community if the person has been deemed a sexually violent predator,” police said in a statement. “The purpose of this notification is to enhance public safety and protection.

“Vigilantism, or use of this information to harass, threaten, or intimidate any of the following people is criminal behavior and will not be tolerated: the offender, the offender’s significant others and the community notification team.”

Anyone who wants more information can call police at 303-441-4332.

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