Elizabethtown, KY. (August 4, 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 August, September 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 July 2021, Post 4 Troopers and Detectives wrote a total of 2,209 citations. We removed 34 impaired drivers from Kentucky roadways and cited 459 speeders. 225 violators were charged with failure to wear a seatbelt and 14 citations were for failure to use a child restraint. We investigated 46 collisions and 197 motorists were given a courtesy notice in lieu of a traffic citation for minor traffic offenses. We assisted 153 motorists stranded on Kentucky roadways and answered over 793 citizen’s complaints. We were involved in 382 special details and conducted over 7 community programs that reached over 3,800 citizens of the Commonwealth. Our detectives and troopers opened over 57 criminal cases, made 419 criminal arrests, and served over 101 criminal court documents. Additionally, we conducted over 62 school and business security checks throughout the entire Post 4 area. In total, Post 4 Troopers, Detectives, and Command Staff logged over 6,032 hours of service for the Kentucky citizens we served.
In addition to the Trooper and Detective monthly activity, Post 4 dispatchers logged over 1,581 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 August/September 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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