ELIZABETHTOWN, KY. (July 5, 2018) – 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 2018 looking for impaired drivers, unrestrained motorists, and other traffic violations at various locations throughout our post area.
For the month of June 2018, Post 4 Troopers and Detectives wrote a total of 2,057 citations. We removed 22 drunk drivers from Kentucky roadways and cited 343 speeders. 343 violators were charged with failure to wear a seatbelt and 19 citations were for failure to use a child restraint. We investigated 72 crashes and conducted 1,459 vehicle inspections. 311 motorists were given a courtesy notice in lieu of a traffic citation for minor traffic offenses. We assisted 111 motorists stranded on Kentucky roadways and answered over 851 citizen’s complaints. We were involved in 616 special details and conducted over 19 community programs which reached over 1,500 citizens of the Commonwealth. Our Detectives and Troopers opened over 50 criminal cases, made 278 criminal arrests, and served over 118 criminal court documents. In addition, we contacted over 256 victims of crimes on cases that we investigated. Additionally, we conducted over 53 school and business security checks throughout the entire Post 4 area. In total, Post 4 Troopers, Detectives, and Command Staff logged over 7,803 hours of service for the Kentucky citizens we served.
In addition to the Trooper and Detective monthly activity, Post 4 dispatchers logged over 1,792 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 2018.