ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (November 1, 2022) – 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 November, December and going into 2023 looking for impaired drivers, unrestrained motorists, and other traffic violations at various locations throughout our post area. For the month of October, Post 4 Troopers and Detectives wrote a total of 1,873 citations. We removed 31 impaired drivers from Kentucky roadways and cited 431 speeders. 164 violators were charged with failure to wear a seatbelt and 8 citation for failure to use a child restraint. We investigated 40 collisions and 143 motorists were given a courtesy notice in lieu of a traffic citation for minor traffic offenses. We assisted 90 motorists stranded on Kentucky roadways and answered over 623 citizens’ complaints. We were involved in 454 special details and conducted over 10 community programs that reached over 1,121 citizens of the Commonwealth. Our detectives and troopers opened over 53 criminal cases, made 392 criminal arrests, and served over 81 criminal court documents. Additionally, we conducted over 65 school and business security checks throughout the entire Post 4 area. In total, Post 4 Troopers, Detectives, and Command Staff logged over 6,814 hours of service for the Kentucky citizens we served.
In addition to the Trooper and Detective monthly activity, Post 4 dispatchers logged over 1,220 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 November, December and into 2023.
Traffic Safety checkpoint locations in the Post 4 district may be located at our website: http://kentuckystatepolice.org/post4checkpoints/
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