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December 19, 2023

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark (December 19, 2023)

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark (December 19, 2023)

Location:  Denmark

Event:  Danish National Police have increased security in public places, especially in Copenhagen and near Jewish and Israeli institutions following the December 14 arrests of individuals suspected of planning a terrorist attack.

The Embassy reminds U.S. citizens of our standing guidance to exercise increased caution as terrorists could attack with little or no warning and advises you review the State Department’s International Travel Information page for Denmark.

Actions to Take:

  • Be aware of your surroundings when traveling to tourist locations and crowded public venues.
  • Follow the instructions of local authorities.
  • Monitor local media for breaking events and adjust your plans based on new information.


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