Elizabethtown, KY. (April 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 April, May 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 March 2021, Post 4 Troopers and Detectives wrote a total of 1,758 citations. We removed 28 impaired drivers from Kentucky roadways and cited 398 speeders. 129 violators were charged with failure to wear a seatbelt and 10 citations were for failure to use a child restraint. We investigated 40 collisions. 250 motorists were given a courtesy notice in lieu of a traffic citation for minor traffic offenses. We assisted 126 motorists stranded on Kentucky roadways and answered over 793 citizen’s complaints. We were involved in 662 special details and conducted over 6 community programs that reached over 1,950 citizens of the Commonwealth. Our Detectives and Troopers opened over 46 criminal cases, made 347 criminal arrests, and served over 62 criminal court documents. Additionally, we conducted over 95 school and business security checks throughout the entire Post 4 area. In total, Post 4 Troopers, Detectives, and Command Staff logged over 7,479 hours of service for the Kentucky citizens we served.
In addition to the Trooper and Detective monthly activity, Post 4 dispatchers logged over 1,435 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 April/May and throughout 2021.
Traffic Safety checkpoint locations in the Post 4 district may be located at our web site: http://kentuckystatepolice.org/post4checkpoints/
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