Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Announcement on Israel

The recent announcement that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and plans to relocate the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem may spark protests, some of which have the potential to become violent. U.S. Embassy Copenhagen reminds U.S. citizens of the need for caution and awareness of personal security. Review ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in Copenhagen on Saturday, December 2, 2017

November 29, 2017 U.S. Embassy Copenhagen informs U.S. citizens that according to Copenhagen Police, the organization For Frihed (For Freedom – formerly PEGIDA Denmark) will stage anti-Islam demonstrations in Copenhagen on the first Saturday of every month, starting this Saturday, December 2, 2017. The demonstrations will take place from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Gang Activity in Copenhagen

U.S. Embassy Copenhagen informs U.S. citizens that Copenhagen Police urge individuals living in or visiting the areas of Nørrebro, Copenhagen North West, Brønshøj, and Husum exercise heightened awareness at all times due to a recent increase in gang violence.  According to police, over the past two months, there have been more than 20 gang related ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Scanlines Ferries to Germany Held at Port

U.S. Embassy Copenhagen informs U.S. citizens that local media reports Scanlines operated ferries traveling from Denmark to Germany are being held at port due to an ongoing threat investigation. Scanlines operates ferries out of the Rodby, Gedser, and Helsinger ports.  U.S. citizens should monitor local media for further information. U.S. citizens in Denmark are reminded, ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Shooting in Tivoli Gardens

June 2, 2017 U.S. Consulate General Copenhagen informs U.S. citizens that, according to local media reports, a shooting incident occurred early Friday evening outside of Tivoli Gardens. It is unclear if the shooter is still at large. Police closed off the area and indicate there is no evidence to suggest the incident was terrorism-related. Please ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Danish Cup Final – FC Copenhagen vs. Brøndby IF

On Thursday, May 25 at 1700, FC Copenhagen will play Brøndby IF in the Danish Cup Final in Parken Stadium, Østerbro.  Danish authorities estimate the number of spectators to exceed 38,000 with an unknown number of fans in Fælledparken.  Groups of fans are expected to rally throughout the city in the early afternoon and march ...
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Travel Warning – The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the continued threat of terrorist attacks throughout Europe.

1. The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the continued threat of terrorist attacks throughout Europe. This Travel Alert expires on September 1, 2017. 2. Recent, widely-reported incidents in France, Russia, Sweden, and the United Kingdom demonstrate that the Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham (ISIS or Da’esh), al-Qa’ida, and their affiliates have the ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: International Workers Day Demonstrations April 28, 2017

On Monday, May 1, International Workers’ Day, the Greater Copenhagen trade union will host an event in Fælledparken, Østerbro from 1200 to 1800 that will include speeches and live music. Approximately 50,000 persons will visit Fælledparken for the event.  Copenhagen Police will be present.  Expect increased crowds between Østerport Station and Fælledparken. Even demonstrations intended ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations on April 1, 2017

On Saturday, April 1, For Frihed (For Freedom-formerly PEGIDA Denmark) and counter demonstrators No PEGIDA DK will protest in front of the Memorial Anchor in Nyhavn.  The protests are scheduled from approximately 1130-1430.  We anticipate the size of the protest to be approximately 50-200 people.  A police presence is expected and traffic will be delayed ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations on March 25, 2017

On Saturday, March 25, organizers from the Copenhagen branch of the Unite for Europe campaign will walk from St. Alban’s Church (the Anglican Church in Copenhagen) to the British Embassy to demonstrate against BREXIT.  The protests are scheduled from approximately 1400-1600.  We anticipate the size of the protest to be approximately 200-300 people.  A police ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration Across from Embassy

January 20, 2017 On Friday, January 20, demonstrations protesting U.S. politics are expected to take place across from the U.S. Embassy from 0730 to 0900 and 1600 to 1800.  Additional demonstrations are also scheduled at 1600 at Dronning Louises Bro (Queen’s bridge) and at 1700 at Østerport Train Station. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Update on Berlin Christmas Market Incident

This message updates the Emergency Message the U. S. Embassy in Berlin sent on December 19 informing U.S. citizens that a truck drove into the Christmas Market at Breitscheidplatz.  German media reports the Christmas market attack investigation continues and the perpetrator of the attack may still be at large.  In light of the on-going investigation, ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: FC Copenhagen vs. Club Brugge Football Game

U.S. Embassy Copenhagen September 27, 2016 The U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen informs U.S. citizens that on Tuesday, September 27, from 2025 hours to 2300 hours there will be a Champions League football game between FC Copenhagen and Club Brugge at the Parken Stadium. Spectators will start arriving at the stadium late this afternoon. Expect increased ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Possible Border Controls Protest at Airport (January 8, 2016)

The Embassy of the United States in Copenhagen informs U.S. citizens residing in or visiting Denmark that a group named “Civil Disobedience Against Border Control and Transporter Responsibility” has announced plans to board trains at Kastrup Airport (Copenhagen International Airport; Københavns Lufthavn train station) on the afternoon of Saturday, January 9, 2016. According to the ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Continued Security Awareness November 14, 2015

In the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris on November 13, the U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen reminds U.S. citizens in Denmark to review the Worldwide Caution , which provides information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world, including Europe. Recent terrorist attacks, whether by those affiliated ...
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