ELIZABETHTOWN, KY. (March 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 March, April 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 February 2020, Post 4 Troopers and Detectives wrote a total of 1,929 citations. We removed 54 drunk drivers from Kentucky roadways and cited 396 speeders. 156 violators were charged with failure to wear a seatbelt and 1 citations were for failure to use a child restraint. We investigated 45 collisions. 395 motorists were given a courtesy notice in lieu of a traffic citation for minor traffic offenses. We assisted 97 motorists stranded on Kentucky roadways and answered over 685 citizen’s complaints. We were involved in 547 special details and conducted over 11 community programs that reached over 1,723 citizens of the Commonwealth. Our Detectives and Troopers opened over 67 criminal cases, made 492 criminal arrests, and served over 110 criminal court documents. Additionally, we conducted over 86 school and business security checks throughout the entire Post 4 area. In total, Post 4 Troopers, Detectives, and Command Staff logged over 7,203 hours of service for the Kentucky citizens we served.
In addition to the Trooper and Detective monthly activity, Post 4 dispatchers logged over 1,681 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 March/April and throughout 2020.
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