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KSP Post 1 monthly activity for February 2016

Date of News Release: 03/03/2016

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

Criminal Cases opened     75
Criminal Arrest     267
Citations Written     1692
  Speed 566  
  Seatbelt 182  
  Child Restraint 22  
Collisions Investigated     43
Fatalities (investigated by KSP)     0
Calls for Service     685
DUI Arrest     33

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 March 3, 2016, preliminary results show there have been seven people killed in the Post 1 District: two victims were not wearing seatbelts. Zero motorcycle fatalities have occurred. Additionally 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.