ELIZABETHTOWN, KY. (February 5, 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 February, March and the rest of 2020 looking for impaired drivers, unrestrained motorists, and other traffic violations at various locations throughout our post area.
For the month of January 2020, Post 4 Troopers and Detectives wrote a total of 1,970 citations. We removed 51 drunk drivers from Kentucky roadways and cited 469 speeders. 126 violators were charged with failure to wear a seat belt and 4 citations were for failure to use a child restraint. We investigated 43 collisions. 515 motorists were given a courtesy notice in lieu of a traffic citation for minor traffic offenses. We assisted 117 motorists stranded on Kentucky roadways and answered over 710 citizen’s complaints. We were involved in 696 special details and conducted over 10 community programs that reached over 1,751 citizens of the Commonwealth. Our Detectives and Troopers opened over 59 criminal cases, made 455 criminal arrests, and served over 104 criminal court documents. Additionally, we conducted over 85 school and business security checks throughout the entire Post 4 area. In total, Post 4 Troopers, Detectives, and Command Staff logged over 7,454 hours of service for the Kentucky citizens we served.
In addition to the Trooper and Detective monthly activity, Post 4 dispatchers logged over 1,992 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 2020.
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