ELIZABETHTOWN, KY. (January 4, 2021) – The Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown covers 8 counties. They include Hardin, Jefferson, Bullitt, Nelson, Meade, Breckinridge, Larue, and Grayson. The West Region covers 8 post areas. They are Post 1, Post 2, Post 3, Post 4, Post 5, Post 12, Post 15, and Post 16.
We will continue to conduct traffic safety checkpoints through January, February and the rest of 2021, looking for impaired drivers, unrestrained motorists, and other traffic violations at various locations throughout our post area.
For the month of December 2020, Post 4 Troopers and Detectives wrote a total of 1,916 citations. We removed 35 drunk drivers from Kentucky roadways and cited 536 speeders. 114 violators were charged with failure to wear a seatbelt and 6 citations were for failure to use a child restraint. We investigated 53 collisions and 283 motorists were given a courtesy notice in lieu of a traffic citation for minor traffic offenses. We assisted 129 motorists stranded on Kentucky roadways and answered over 782 citizen’s complaints. We were involved in 518 special details and conducted over 12 community programs that reached over 524 citizens of the Commonwealth. Our Detectives and Troopers opened over 61 criminal cases, made 370 criminal arrests, and served over 66 criminal court documents. Additionally, we conducted over 95 school and business security checks throughout the entire Post 4 area. In total, Post 4 Troopers, Detectives, and Command Staff logged over 6,742 hours of service for the Kentucky citizens we served.
In addition to the Trooper and Detective monthly activity, Post 4 dispatchers logged over 1,399 data entries while still answering hundreds of calls from citizens in our area.
KSP Post 4 will be operating Road Safety Checkpoints as well as Speed Checkpoints throughout the 8 county Post 4 coverage area for the months of January/February and throughout 2021.
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