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KSP Post 1 monthly activity for January 2015

Date of News Release: 02/02/2015

(Hickory, KY )- Activity for KSP, Post 1, for the month of January is as follows:

Criminal Cases opened     80
Criminal Arrest     193
Citations Written     1596
  Speed 551  
  Seatbelt 215  
  Child Restraint 11  
Collisions Investigated     34
Fatalities (investigated by KSP)     2
Calls for Service     637
DUI Arrest     36

Throughout the month, Troopers from the Mayfield Kentucky State Police Post conducted traffic safety checkpoints in the Post 1 District. KSP utilizes traffic safety checkpoints to promote safety for motorists and to provide a deterrent for those who violate laws contained in the Kentucky Revised Statutes.

The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide a highly visible, public safety service focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate registration and insurance of vehicles, and the valid licensing of drivers. Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed.

For traffic safety checkpoint locations in your area, you may refer to the web site: www.kentuckystatepolice.org/posts/press/post1_checkpoints.html.

Through February 1, 2015, there were four people killed in the Post 1 District: two victims were not wearing seatbelts. One fatality involved the suspected use of alcohol or drugs and one pedestrian was struck and killed.

Kentucky State Police, Post 1, covers the 11 counties of Ballard, Calloway, Carlisle, Fulton, Graves, Hickman, Livingston, Lyon, Marshall, McCracken, and Trigg. Citizens can contribute to highway safety by reporting erratic drivers to the Kentucky State Police, toll-free, at 1-800-222-5555. Callers may remain anonymous and should give a description of the vehicle, location, direction of travel, and license number if possible.