Elizabethtown, KY. (November 4, 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 November, December and into 2021 looking for impaired drivers, unrestrained motorists, and other traffic violations at various locations throughout our post area.
For the month of October 2020, Post 4 Troopers and Detectives wrote a total of 1,976 citations. We removed 35 drunk drivers from Kentucky roadways and cited 475 speeders. 179 violators were charged with failure to wear a seatbelt and 2 citations were for failure to use a child restraint. We investigated 55 collisions. 256 motorists were given a courtesy notice in lieu of a traffic citation for minor traffic offenses. We assisted 105 motorists stranded on Kentucky roadways and answered over 772 citizen’s complaints. We were involved in 466 special details and conducted over 2 community programs that reached over 76 citizens of the Commonwealth. Our Detectives and Troopers opened over 56 criminal cases, made 359 criminal arrests, and served over 54 criminal court documents. Additionally, we conducted over 97 school and business security checks throughout the entire Post 4 area. In total, Post 4 Troopers, Detectives, and Command Staff logged over 6,404 hours of service for the Kentucky citizens we served.
In addition to the Trooper and Detective monthly activity, Post 4 dispatchers logged over 1,534 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 2021.
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