Subject: Security Alert: Jamaican Constabulary Force (JCF) emergency line inoperative, please use alternative phone numbers.
Event: The U.S. Embassy advises U.S. citizens that the emergency phone number to the Jamaican Constabulary Force (JCF); 119, is currently out of service. We would like to remind U.S. citizens to remain vigilant and if you encounter an emergency, please contact the police at either 876-220-2836 or 876-404-0616.
Actions to Take:
- Be aware of your surroundings
- All U.S. citizens should enroll in the Department of State’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)to receive Alerts and ensure you can be located in an emergency.
- Refer to our website for the latest Alerts and Messages for U.S. citizens.
- Monitor local media for updates
- U.S. Embassy Kingston, Jamaica
142 Old Hope Rd. Kingston 6, Jamaica
- U.S. Consular Agency Montego Bay
Whitter Village, Ironshore
Unit EU-1 (across from Burger King)
Montego Bay, St. James, Jamaica
- U.S. Consular Agency Cayman Islands
150 Smith Road
Smith Road Center, Unit 202B
George Town, KY1-1010
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
- State Department – Consular Affairs
+1-888-407-4747 or +1-202-501-4444
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