Post 4 reports the following activity
ELIZABETHTOWN, KY. (January 16, 2020) – 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 January and into 2020, looking for impaired drivers, unrestrained motorists, and other traffic violations at various locations throughout our post area.
For the month of December 2019, Post 4 Troopers and Detectives wrote a total of 1,888 citations. We removed 67 drunk drivers from Kentucky roadways, cited 492 speeders and investigated 54 collisions. 50 violators were charged with failure to wear a seatbelt and 11 citations were for failure to use a child restraint. 505 motorists were given a courtesy notice in lieu of a traffic citation for minor traffic offenses. We assisted 164 motorists stranded on Kentucky roadways and answered over 762 citizen’s complaints. We were involved in 686 special details and conducted over 13 community programs that reached over 1,012 citizens of the Commonwealth. Our Detectives and Troopers opened over 63 criminal cases, made 484 criminal arrests, and served over 123 criminal court documents. Additionally, we conducted over 60 school and business security checks throughout the entire Post 4 area. In total, Post 4 Troopers, Detectives, and Command Staff logged over 7,486 hours of service for the Kentucky citizens we served.
In addition to the Trooper and Detective monthly activity, Post 4 dispatchers logged over 1,943 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 January/February and throughout 2020.
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