Emergency Contacts

Local Police

The Georgia Tech-Lorraine campus is under the jurisdiction of the Bureau de Police de Borny (close to the Technopole area) and the police headquarters in Metz.

Police office in Metz-Borny: Commissariat de secteur EST
Address : 18 rue du Maine, 57070 Metz
Tel: +33 (0)3 87 75 24 06

Police Headquarters in Metz: Hotel de Police
Address: 45 rue Belle Isle, 57000 Metz
Tel: +33 (0)3 87 16 17 17

Main French Emergency Numbers

Service Phone Number
Medical help/SAMU 15
Police (Police Nationale/Gendarmerie) 17
Fire & accident (Sapeurs Pompiers) 18
SOS - all services (recommended when calling from a mobile) 112
SOS - all services (hearing assisted) 114
Emergency Shelter 115
Child in danger (child protection) 119
Missing Child 116 000
Emergency: Sea & Lake (calling from land) 112 or 196
Emergency at Sea (calling from sea) 112

Giving a call, you must…

  1. State the location where assistance is needed
  2. State their name and telephone number
  3. State what happened, and if it is still happening
  4. State how many people need help
  5. State if there are weapons involved

All emergency numbers can be reached from pay phones, without the use of a phone card or money. It is also possible to call emergency numbers from a locked mobile phone (112 might work even when the message "no network available" is displayed).

In case you need some more details, Please do not hesitate to have a look at this website.

The Consulate General of the United States in Paris and Strasbourg

In case of emergency, please dial +33 (0) 1 43 12 22 22 to reach the Consulate General of the United States in Strasbourg, (from the U.S.: 011 33 1 43 12 22 22).  Dial "0" when you hear the automated greeting and ask to speak to the Embassy duty officer.

For non-emergency issues, see information on American Citizen Services on the Embassy of the United States in Paris.  You can get details on replacing lost or stolen passports on this site, or call 01 43 12 22 10 for recorded information.

You may also compose an email and send it to a box which is monitored on weekdays during business hours at citizeninfo@state.gov.