Elizabethtown, KY. (December 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 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 November 2020, Post 4 Troopers and Detectives wrote a total of 2,059 citations. We removed 48 drunk drivers from Kentucky roadways and cited 497 speeders. 178 violators were charged with failure to wear a seatbelt and 10 citations were for failure to use a child restraint. We investigated 74 collisions and 281 motorists were given a courtesy notice in lieu of a traffic citation for minor traffic offenses. We assisted 109 motorists stranded on Kentucky roadways and answered over 784 citizen’s complaints. We were involved in 412 special details and conducted over 4 community programs that reached over 115 citizens of the Commonwealth. Our Detectives and Troopers opened over 63 criminal cases, made 435 criminal arrests, and served over 60 criminal court documents. Additionally, we conducted over 132 school and business security checks throughout the entire Post 4 area. In total, Post 4 Troopers, Detectives, and Command Staff logged over 6,238 hours of service for the Kentucky citizens we served.
In addition to the Trooper and Detective monthly activity, Post 4 dispatchers logged over 1,493 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 2021.
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