Police Operation in Gregory Park, St. Catherine

The Jamaican Constabulary Force (JCF) has informed the United States Embassy in Kingston of an ongoing police operation in Gregory Park, St. Catherine, following a shooting incident between alleged gang members and JCF constables.  Areas of Dyke Road are closed, and the JCF anticipates possible further flare-ups of violence.  A curfew may be enacted for the area in the near future.   U.S. Embassy personnel have been reminded that several off-limits areas have already been designated in areas close to Gregory Park.

Actions to take:

  • Remain aware of your surroundings at all times when travelling through the area.
  • Identify alternative routes should you encounter police blockades or traffic stoppages.
  • Monitor local media for updates on curfews and police activity.
  • Avoid crowds and demonstrations.