ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (March 3, 2023) – 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 March, April and the remainder of 2023 looking for impaired drivers, unrestrained motorists, and other traffic violations at various locations throughout our post area.
For the month of Feb. 2023, Post 4 Troopers and Detectives wrote a total of 1,767 citations. We removed 24 impaired drivers from Kentucky roadways and cited 484 speeders. 119 violators were charged with failure to wear a seatbelt and 13 citations were for failure to use a child restraint. We investigated 22 collisions and 190 motorists were given a courtesy notice in lieu of a traffic citation for minor traffic offenses. We assisted 115 motorists stranded on Kentucky roadways and answered over 615 citizen’s complaints. We were involved in 488 special details and conducted over 10 community programs that reached over 5,890 citizens of the Commonwealth. Our detectives and troopers opened over 37 criminal cases, made 253 criminal arrests, and served over 62 criminal court documents. Additionally, we conducted over 59 school and business security checks throughout the entire Post 4 area. In total, Post 4 Troopers, Detectives, and Command Staff logged over 7,124 hours of service for the Kentucky citizens we served.
In addition to the Trooper and Detective monthly activity, Post 4 dispatchers logged over 1,211 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 in March, April and throughout 2023.
Traffic Safety checkpoint locations in the Post 4 district may be located at our web site: http://kentuckystatepolice.org/post4checkpoints/
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