ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (December 1, 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 December and into 2022, looking for impaired drivers, unrestrained motorists, and other traffic violations at various locations throughout our post area.
For the month of November 2021, Post 4 Troopers and Detectives wrote a total of 2,342 citations. We removed 43drunk drivers from Kentucky roadways and cited 536 speeders. 145 violators were charged with failure to wear a seatbelt and 11 citations were for failure to use a child restraint. We investigated 69 collisions and 245 motorists were given a courtesy notice in lieu of a traffic citation for minor traffic offenses. We assisted 144 motorists stranded on Kentucky roadways and answered over 806 citizen’s complaints. We were involved in 428 special details and conducted over 41 community programs that reached over 4,153 citizens of the Commonwealth. Our Detectives and Troopers opened over 65 criminal cases, made 569 criminal arrests, and served over 124 criminal court documents. Additionally, we conducted over 117 school and business security checks throughout the entire Post 4 area. In total, Post 4 Troopers, Detectives, and Command Staff logged over 6,427 hours of service for the Kentucky citizens we served.
In addition to the Trooper and Detective monthly activity, Post 4 dispatchers logged over 1,420 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 remainder of December and into 2022.
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