Elizabethtown, KY. (February 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 February, March and the rest of 2021 looking for impaired drivers, unrestrained motorists, and other traffic violations at various locations throughout our post area.
For the month of January 2021, Post 4 Troopers and Detectives wrote a total of 2,011 citations. We removed 33 drunk drivers from Kentucky roadways and cited 477 speeders. 144 violators were charged with failure to wear a seatbelt and 11 citations were for failure to use a child restraint. We investigated 49 collisions. 221 motorists were given a courtesy notice in lieu of a traffic citation for minor traffic offenses. We assisted 96 motorists stranded on Kentucky roadways and answered over 768 citizen’s complaints. We were involved in 544 special details and conducted over 3 community programs that reached over 312 citizens of the Commonwealth. Our Detectives and Troopers opened over 62 criminal cases, made 370 criminal arrests, and served over 72 criminal court documents. Additionally, we conducted over 64 school and business security checks throughout the entire Post 4 area. In total, Post 4 Troopers, Detectives, and Command Staff logged over 7,251 hours of service for the Kentucky citizens we served.
In addition to the Trooper and Detective monthly activity, Post 4 dispatchers logged over 1,441 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 February/March and throughout 2021.
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