KSP Post 4 will be operating Road Safety Checkpoints as well
ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (July 17, 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 July, August 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 June 2019, Post 4 Troopers and Detectives wrote a total of 1,815 citations. We removed 50 drunk drivers from Kentucky roadways and cited 474 speeders. 106 violators were charged with failure to wear a seatbelt and 12 citations were for failure to use a child restraint. We investigated 50 collisions and conducted 1,525 vehicle inspections. 349 motorists were given a courtesy notice in lieu of a traffic citation for minor traffic offenses. We assisted 103 motorists stranded on Kentucky roadways and answered over 798 citizen’s complaints. We were involved in 595 special details and conducted over 5 community programs that reached over 1,535 citizens of the Commonwealth. Our Detectives and Troopers opened over 50 criminal cases, made 211 criminal arrests, and served over 98 criminal court documents. In addition, we contacted over 193 victims of crimes on cases that we investigated. Additionally, we conducted over 25 school and business security checks throughout the entire Post 4 area. In total, Post 4 Troopers, Detectives, and Command Staff logged over 8,258 hours of service for the Kentucky citizens we served.
In addition to the Trooper and Detective monthly activity, Post 4 dispatchers logged over 1,804 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 July/August and throughout 2019.