ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (August 4, 2022) – 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 remainder of 2022 looking for impaired drivers, unrestrained motorists, and other traffic violations at various locations throughout our post area.
For the month of July, Post 4 Troopers and Detectives wrote a total of 2,293 citations. We removed 30 impaired drivers from Kentucky roadways and cited 601 speeders. 195 violators were charged with failure to wear a seatbelt and 8 citation for failure to use a child restraint. We investigated 42 collisions and 225 motorists were given a courtesy notice in lieu of a traffic citation for minor traffic offenses. We assisted 102 motorists stranded on Kentucky roadways and answered over 775 citizens’ complaints. We were involved in 399 special details and conducted over 14 community programs that reached over 9,198 citizens of the Commonwealth. Our detectives and troopers opened over 47 criminal cases, made 384 criminal arrests, and served over 101 criminal court documents. Additionally, we conducted over 35 school and business security checks throughout the entire Post 4 area. In total, Post 4 Troopers, Detectives, and Command Staff logged over 6,439 hours of service for the Kentucky citizens we served.
In addition to the Trooper and Detective monthly activity, Post 4 dispatchers logged over 1,544 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 2022.
Traffic Safety checkpoint locations in the Post 4 district may be located at our website: http://kentuckystatepolice.org/post4checkpoints/
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