KSP Post 4 will be operating Road Safety Checkpoints as well
ELIZABETHTOWN, KY. (May 10, 2019) – 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 May, June and the rest of 2019 looking for impaired drivers, unrestrained motorists, and other traffic violations at various locations throughout our post area.
For the month of April 2019, Post 4 Troopers and Detectives wrote a total of 1,811 citations. We removed 10 drunk drivers from Kentucky roadways and cited 548 speeders. 82 violators were charged with failure to wear a seatbelt and 6 citations were for failure to use a child restraint. We investigated 38 collisions and conducted 1,540 vehicle inspections. 456 motorists were given a courtesy notice in lieu of a traffic citation for minor traffic offenses. We assisted 129 motorists stranded on Kentucky roadways and answered over 757 citizen’s complaints. We were involved in 773 special details and conducted over 17 community programs that reached over 2,225 citizens of the Commonwealth. Our Detectives and Troopers opened over45 criminal cases, made 228 criminal arrests, and served over 107 criminal court documents. In addition, we contacted over 205 victims of crimes on cases that we investigated. Additionally, we conducted over 58 school and business security checks throughout the entire Post 4 area. In total, Post 4 Troopers, Detectives, and Command Staff logged over 9,641 hours of service for the Kentucky citizens we served.
In addition to the Trooper and Detective monthly activity, Post 4 dispatchers logged over 1,740 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 ofMay/June and throughout 2019.