The 911 emergency phone number is officially active in the state of Jalisco.  911 has replaced the 066 emergency number, which has been phased out.  911 in Mexico operates similar to Canada/United states, and is used to dispatch Police, Fire or Ambulance services.


There are three police services available in Melaque.  There are Tourist Police, Municipal Police and Federal Police. They all may be dispatched using 911.

The Tourist Police Base  (Policía Turístíca Sub-Comisaria) Calle Alejandrina s/n. Office Tel:(315).112-8023  *English Spoken* Located in Villa Obregon, at the beach end of C. Alejandrina.

Municipal Police Station (San Patricio Melaque) Calle López Mateos No.52 (upstairs)  Tel: (315).355.5080 Located behind the Delegación Municipal (Municipal Office) on the north side of San Patricio Jardín.

The Federal Police Station - Highway Patrol.  (Policía Federal Preventiva - PFP) Tel: (315).355.6225.  They are open 24 hours. Located at the junction of Mex 80 & 200 Hwys, just North of Melaque.

Barra Police Station: (Comandancia Municipal De Policía). Avenida Veracruz No.179  Tel: (315).355.8549/5399. Emergency: dial 911/060  Open 24 hours every day.  Located beside the Jardín between the 2 ATM bank machines.

(Medical Emergencies)

Tel: (315).355.2300 (Telcel 065) for a Red Cross Ambulance (Cruz Roja), which will rush you to a hospital in Cihuatlán or Manzanillo.  Ambulances can also be dispatched through the police station at (315).355.5080 (Delegation Melaque).

(Civil Protection)

The Civil Protection Paramedics Group (Protección Civil Edo.) provides Ambulance, Rescue, Firefighting and Disaster Relief Services. Tel: (315).355.6375 (Telcel: 116).  Located North of the Federal Police station at the junction of Mex 80 & 200 Hwys.

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