Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Jakarta

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Jakarta, Indonesia (December 23, 2021) 

Location: Indonesia, countrywide

Event:  The Indonesian National Police will visibly increase their presence at tourist sites, churches, malls, etc. – as they do each December.  The Embassy advises heightened personal security awareness and particularly in public areas frequented by foreigners during this period.

Actions to Take:

  • Exercise vigilance particularly at public areas frequented by foreigners.
  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Avoid demonstrations or large gatherings, since even demonstrations or marches designed to be peaceful can become violent quickly
  • Monitor local media for updates.