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.