ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (February 2, 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 February, March 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 Jan. 2023, Post 4 Troopers and Detectives wrote a total of 1,788 citations. We removed 29 impaired drivers from Kentucky roadways and cited 408 speeders. 114 violators were charged with failure to wear a seatbelt and 6 citations were for failure to use a child restraint. We investigated 30 collisions and 212 motorists were given a courtesy notice in lieu of a traffic citation for minor traffic offenses. We assisted 120 motorists stranded on Kentucky roadways and answered over 737 citizen’s complaints. We were involved in 479 special details and conducted over 6 community programs that reached over 1,102 citizens of the Commonwealth. Our detectives and troopers opened over 46 criminal cases, made 348 criminal arrests, and served over 61 criminal court documents. Additionally, we conducted over 43 school and business security checks throughout the entire Post 4 area. In total, Post 4 Troopers, Detectives, and Command Staff logged over 7,421 hours of service for the Kentucky citizens we served.
In addition to the Trooper and Detective monthly activity, Post 4 dispatchers logged over 1,251 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 February, March and throughout 2023.http://kentuckystatepolice.org/post4checkpoints/Traffic Safety checkpoint locations in the Post 4 district may be located at our web site:
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