Elizabethtown, KY. (October 2, 2020) – 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 October, November and the rest of 2020 looking for impaired drivers, unrestrained motorists, and other traffic violations at various locations throughout our post area.
For the month of September 2020, Post 4 Troopers and Detectives wrote a total of 1,888 citations. We removed 36 drunk drivers from Kentucky roadways and cited 559 speeders. 159 violators were charged with failure to wear a seatbelt and 10 citations were for failure to use a child restraint. We investigated 50 collisions. 256 motorists were given a courtesy notice in lieu of a traffic citation for minor traffic offenses. We assisted 123 motorists stranded on Kentucky roadways and answered over 758 citizen’s complaints. We were involved in 587 special details and conducted over 8 community programs that reached over 276 citizens of the Commonwealth. Our Detectives and Troopers opened over 63 criminal cases, made 317 criminal arrests, and served over 81 criminal court documents. Additionally, we conducted over 111 school and business security checks throughout the entire Post 4 area. In total, Post 4 Troopers, Detectives, and Command Staff logged over 7,115 hours of service for the Kentucky citizens we served.
In addition to the Trooper and Detective monthly activity, Post 4 dispatchers logged over 1,573 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 October/November and throughout 2020.
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